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Leaving a Legacy of Goodwill the Cowboy Way!

Welcome to Western Wishes! Since 1994, Western Wishes has turned dreams into lasting memories for countless kids faced with adversity and who love the western way of life.This award-winning program rewards kids for their fighting spirit and communicates their stories of courage, faith and determination to get back in the saddle again.Western Wishes has created a program to put these inspiring kids in the spotlight, if just for a moment, and encourages them to reach for the stars and have their dreams come true.

Latest News & Events

Tuf and ShyAnnFI

Tuf Cooper Grants ShyAnn’s Wish

Tuf Cooper was born to rope calves. But the five-time NFR qualifier and world champion tie-down roper has a soft side too. Recently at The American, Tuf Cooper sat down with our normally quite bashful wish kid, ShyAnn and got … Continue reading

Latest Videos

Stran Smith and Kaleb

Stran Smith is dedicated to Western Wishes and our Wish Kids. … Watch Video

Emily Crews

Please keep Emily in your prayers/thoughts as she undergoes brain surgery at MD Anderson. Emily, 17, got a standing ovation at the 2014 NCHA Futurity when she showed a cutting horse for the first time. After being diagnosed with brain … Watch Video

Tye and Edward

20-year-old Tye Sturgeon is dedicating 2 ½ years of his life to a cross-country solo ride called the American Wish Ride. Tye and his 12-year-old horse Edward hope to minimally raise $30,000 through pledges made by supporters in order to … Watch Video