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 eyesâ€”I
among everyone who not only works with the horses,
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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