Kwayza’s Equestrian Wish

Kwayza 15 (Medical condition: cancer)   Kwayza 15 (Medical condition: cancer)

I wish to spend time with horses   I wish to spend time with horses

Shortly before March break, 15-year-old Kwayza began experiencing severe joint pain, had difficulty walking and chronic nausea. Following a bone marrow test, doctors confirmed that Kwayza had acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a cancer of the blood.

Kwayza was always passionate about horses. When he was only 8 years old, Kwayza began riding horses and immediately took to the sport. He also began volunteering at a local barn in order to be close to the animals he loved so much.

When Kwayza was first told that he would be receiving his most heartfelt wish, his decision was an easy one – he knew he wanted to be with horses.

Kwayza got to spend a year hanging out with his favourite horse Ty, make horse treats and help to walk all the horses at the stable. He also took riding lessons with his new riding gear.

“Thank you for making my wish come true. I honestly can’t thank you enough for making this happen! I am just so grateful for everything you have done for me,” he says.