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A UD E E SPOURTE I LLE D E OR FA R M S

At 9 years of age, on a train with her parents from Le

The feeling of family within the breed has always been

Havre to Paris, a very young Aude Espourteille read

important to Aude and that is exactly what she loves

The Authentic Arabian Horse, by Lady Wentworth, and

about her association with David Boggs and Midwest.

she was enthralled. As Aude recalls, "The beauty of

Aude says it perfectly, "There is a strong sense of family

those gorgeous white mares with huge black eyes—I

among everyone who not only works with the horses,

wanted one."

but their owners, as well. It's far more than a team, but is a dream to have people who respect and love each other,

In 1976 her dream would come true when Aude became

under the flag of Midwest, while pursuing their own

the winning bidder of the stunning Polish beauty and

bloodlines of choice and competing successfully. We are

U.S. National Champion Mare *Elkana. Aude and *Elkana

all one and David makes it happen for everyone. It takes

would make Arabian horse history as *Elkana was an

an amazing human being to orchestrate all of that, and

amazing producer, not just a winning show horse.

amazing he is. Thank you, David, and all of Midwest."

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