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Zaiden Beattie, 4, grasps a specially made harness on his miniature service horse, Zoe, as he walks down a hallway of Russian Jack Elementary School on Wednesday in Anchorage, Alaska. Zaiden has been diagnosed with A-T, or ataxia-telangiectasia, a rare genetic disorder that affects balance and motor coordination.

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Miniature horse aids boy with special needs

A young miniature horse in sneakers is helping a 4-year-old special needs child at an Anchorage public elementary school.

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