The Chinese Zodiac is a repeating pattern that relates each year to a particular animal and its observed attributes. The horse ranks seventh of all the animals in the Chinese zodiac cycle.
Years of Birth: 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026…
The Horse symbolizes such character traits as strength, vigor and an outgoing personality. People born in the year of the horse are hence full of energy, charisma and social spirit. Horses enjoy being part of a group and the people of this sign love public gatherings in parties, concerts, theaters etc. They are most surely the centre of attraction in a crowd with their silken speech and deft sense of humor. Horses are pretty clever and can get a hang of new things easily. They use their sharpness and practicality to their advantage in career and personal lives. Multitasking comes easily to them. Flamboyance, quick wit and charisma have also been qualities associated with people born in the year of the horse.
They are competitive by nature as well and generally tend to do well in sports.
Horses hate being bound by limitations. They have an innate sense of freedom which does not keep them at one thing too long. They love new ventures but can have a tendency to not finish what they start, with the same vigor. They try new things but their interest leans towards being more superficial and generally in agreement with the trend followed by a large group of people whom they wish to impress. When faced with lack of attention, they are likely to sulk and throw tantrums. People born in the horse’s year might be perceived by others to be a little self-centered at times.
Their positivity and vigor reflect in their good health. Almost always they are gifted with great physical constitution. They are generally early risers and horse people would be better off hitting the bed early at night. They do not handle pressure that well and should avoid situations which confine their talents.
People born under horse’s years would do well to pursue some outdoor activities like running, hiking etc. to keep fit, healthy and not be prone to lifestyle diseases.
Horses are impulsive by nature. They tend to fall quickly for kindness. On the other hand, when a relationship ends; their sociable nature, positive thinking and friendships help them move on a little more easily.
When in a relationship, they are ardent lovers and love to regale their partners with their spirit, strength and humor.
They are proud people and take great offense when snubbed.
They tend to be more compatible with people born in the years of dog, tiger, sheep and rooster. They do not gel well with people from the years of the rat and monkey.
Numbers: 3, 4 and 9.
Colors: Red, green and their mixture in various proportions
Flowers: Jasmin, chrysanthemum