Horse (zodiac)

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Horse
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"Horse" in Traditional (top) and Simplified (bottom) Chinese characters
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Zodiac horse, showing the (⾺) character for horse

The Horse ( ) is the seventh of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. There is a long tradition of the Horse in Chinese mythology. Certain characteristics of the Horse nature are supposed to be typical of or to be associated with either a year of the Horse and its events, or in regard to the personality of someone born in such a year. Horse aspects can also enter by other chronomantic factors or measures, such as hourly.

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Years and the Five Elements

Sculpture of Horse from Chinese zodiac in the park at Mount Mogan in Deqing County, Zhejiang, China 20090912 Moganshan 4871.jpg
Sculpture of Horse from Chinese zodiac in the park at Mount Mogan in Deqing County, Zhejiang, China

People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year of the Horse", while also bearing the following elemental sign: [1] [2]

Start dateEnd dateHeavenly branch
25 January 190612 February 1907 Fire Horse
11 February 191831 January 1919 Earth Horse
30 January 193016 February 1931 Metal Horse
15 February 19424 February 1943 Water Horse
3 February 195423 January 1955 Wood Horse
21 January 19668 February 1967 Fire Horse
7 February 197827 January 1979 Earth Horse
27 January 199014 February 1991 Metal Horse
12 February 200231 January 2003 Water Horse
31 January 201418 February 2015 Wood Horse
17 February 20265 February 2027 Fire Horse
4 February 203823 January 2039 Earth Horse
23 January 205010 February 2051 Metal Horse
9 February 206228 January 2063 Water Horse
27 January 207414 February 2075 Wood Horse
14 February 20862 February 2087 Fire Horse
1 February 209820 January 2099 Earth Horse

Basic astrology elements

Earthly Branches of Birth Year:Wu
The Five Elements: Fire
Yin Yang: Yang
Lunar Month:Fifth
Lucky Numbers:1, 4, 5, 7, 9; Avoid: 2, 3, 6
Lucky Flowers: sunflower, jasmine
Lucky Colors: gold, yellow, red, blue; Avoid: pink, brown, white
Season: Summer

See also

Notes

  1. "When is Chinese New Year?". pinyin.info. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  2. "Chinese Zodiac – Horse". Your Chinese Astrology. Retrieved 14 March 2018.

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