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Horses helped Ben Affleck to ward off alcohol demons

ANI  |  London [UK] 

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.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, March 19 2017. 12:52 IST
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