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Service Animal Helps Child

Definition: Miniature Horse Aids Boy With Special Needs

The story of Zaiden Beattie will melt your heart! As reported by The Huffington Post, Zaiden was just 2 and a half when he was diagnosed with a very rare progressive and genetic disorder called ataxia-telangiectasia, which will eventually land him in a wheelchair. But with the help of a miniature horse named Zoe, owned by a horse trainer who just happens to be Beattie's mom, and the support of the community in Anchorage, AK, Beattie, now 4, is able to walk, go to school, and do more things than anyone initially thought possible.

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