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Kyle's Ponies

posted by Denise Chasin at 2011-01-20 15:49:42




“We delivered Maisie and Pippy to their new home, this week, with Kyle Kazel, a delightful young man (11 years old), who has endured a very difficult life with a form of embryonic cancer known as Yolk Sac Carcinoma (See attached pictures - Kyle is the one with the big smile),   As you know, Kyle is afraid of bigger horses, but fell in love with our ponies.   Kyle is a great kid (and family!) that we met the past two years through our partnership with the Georgetown Yacht Club and their “Kids Kruise”. His older sister has a horse.  This all went together a little quicker than I had expected, as the farm in which Kyle's older sister boards her horse agreed to donate the space to the Kazel family to house our ponies.  I helped Kyle's Dad, Greg Kazel fence off a separate area for the ponies and build a run-shed (in Pennsylvania rock, frozen ground and then snow, but we got it done).

I know we did this somewhat backwards, but as I indicated before, Kyle has a foundation that he established, to collect and deliver Christmas gifts to the Kids at A.I. Dupont Childrens Hospital (He has spent four prior Christmases there, undergoing various surgeries, and radiation and chemo treatments), and when it looked as though we might get everything ready by Christmas, we all pushed to do something back for Kyle.  We almost made it, with delivery on Tuesday the 28th.”   From, Randy Jenkins, Personal Ponies Volunteer on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
posted at: 2011-01-20 15:49:42, last updated: 2014-06-17 14:35:54