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Balance Point Wellness Offers Equine Therapy at Harford County Farm To Improve Mental Health

Posted at 8:15 AM, Oct 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-14 08:15:06-04

BEL AIR, HARFORD COUNTY — The pandemic has had a significant impact on mental health but a new therapy is now available to help those struggling.

Balance Point Wellness is offering equine therapy in Harford County. The program is based out of Bay Meadow Farms in Bel Air and is helping people of all ages manage stress and anxiety.

Therapist Jen Kraus lives on the farm and has found the horses to be very therapeutic for her clients. Huge strides are being made to help those with depression, autism and post traumatic stress disorder.

The therapy does not necessarily involve you riding a horse but might include getting up close to groom it, feed it or lead it through an obstacle course.

Equine therapy is covered by many insurance companies. To learn more about the program, go to Balance Point Wellness.