Equine nonprofit looks to improve Mainers’ mental health
BY KATHLEEN O’BRIEN
August 11, 2021
It’s not every day a horse clomps through downtown Bath, occasionally stopping to pop its head into shops and restaurants and allowing passers by to pet it. But for Horses Over America Founder Gerald Scott, it’s just another day at the office.
“I’ve observed the effect horses have on people and it is the closest thing I’ve seen to magic,” said Scott. “Seeing the effect it has on people is breathtaking. I don’t need to understand why it has such an effect on people, I just need to acknowledge that it does.”