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Year of the Horse - Traits, meaning and years explained

Updated: Sep 24, 2023

Welcome to the wonderful world of Chinese astrology, where the year you were born can say a lot about you! And today, we're going to focus on one particular zodiac sign - the Horse.

If you were born in 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, or 2026, congratulations, you're a Horse! But what does that mean exactly?

Well, first and foremost, Horses are known for their free-spirited nature. They don't like feeling tied down or restricted in any way. Give a Horse its own space, and it'll be happy as can be. They love independence and a peaceful, easy, mellow existence. Who doesn't want that?

But don't mistake their laid-back attitude for laziness. Horses are extremely animated, active, and energetic. They have a zest for life that's hard to match. And with their charming personalities and caring, selfless nature, it's no wonder people are drawn to them like moths to a flame.

Of course, Horses also like to be in charge of their own destiny. They're not content to sit back and let life happen to them. They want to make things happen, whether that's through starting their own business or travelling the world in search of their true calling.

One potential downside? Horses can suffer from "itchy feet." They love to drift off and do their own thing, sometimes to the detriment of their relationships and responsibilities. But hey, nobody's perfect, right?

Most compatible signs with the Horse

Now, let's talk about compatibility. If you're a Horse looking for love, your best matches are the Tiger, Goat, or Dog. You'll appreciate the Dog's loyalty and dedication to the family. The Goat and Horse will bond over their shared passion for creativity. And the Tiger and Horse share similar easy-going temperaments, making for a harmonious relationship.

Least compatible signs with the Horse

On the flip side, Horses may clash with Rats, Oxen, or Snakes. So if you're considering starting a business or going on a trip with someone from one of these zodiac signs, proceed with caution.

What are the 5 types of Horses?

But wait, there's more! Did you know there are five different types of Horse in the Chinese zodiac? Let's break it down:

Metal Horse: Ambitious and competitive, these Horses are all about making their mark on the world.

Water Horse: Friendly and outgoing, Water Horses are natural-born leaders and great at rallying others to their cause.

Wood Horse: Creative and imaginative, Wood Horses have a talent for coming up with innovative ideas and solutions.

Fire Horse: Passionate and intense, Fire Horses can be a bit impulsive at times, but their energy is infectious.

Earth Horse: Dependable and hardworking, Earth Horses are the glue that holds their social and professional circles together.

So there you have it - a crash course in the zodiac animal Horse. And if you want to delve even deeper into your zodiac sign and what it says about you, look no further than the Cosmic Fusion app for Western and Chinese astrology. With personalised readings and daily horoscopes, it's the perfect tool for anyone looking to navigate life's twists and turns. Give it a try - your inner self will thank you!

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