Horses helped Ben Affleck to ward off alcohol demons

It is believed that Ben Affleck, who recently revealed about completing a rehab stint, got help from the ‘equine therapy’.

hollywood Updated: Mar 20, 2017 08:45 IST
Ben Affleck,Argo,Jennifer Garner
This is Ben Affleck’s second rehab stint. Earlier, he went to rehab in 2001.

If sources are to be believed, then Ben Affleck has “horsed” his way out the alcohol addiction.

It is believed that the 44-year-old actor, who recently revealed about completing a rehab stint, got help from the ‘equine therapy,’ reports the Mirror.

According to the sources, “Working with horses has really helped Ben through his issues. The clinic he went to is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and offers fishing, hiking and rafting along with equine therapy. It’s a central part of the alcohol programme to bring feelings of hope.”

The Argo star’s working with the horses has really impressed his wife Jennifer Garner, who has put their divorce on hold. The insider added, “Ben and Jennifer still live in the same house and have created an amazing space for their kids. She has been incredibly supportive and Ben is just focused on getting better.”

Recently, he went to his Facebook profile and wrote a post, “I have completed treatment for alcohol addiction; something I’ve dealt with in the past and will continue to confront. I want to live life to the fullest and be the best father I can be.” He also thanked his family and friends, who have supported him through such rough times and felt ‘lucky’ to have them.”

This was the Live by Night star’s second time in rehab, he previously went to rehab in 2001.

On a related note, Ben Affleck will be next seen in the super-hero flick Justice League, alongside Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Jason Momoa and Ezra Miller.

First Published: Mar 20, 2017 08:41 IST