Horse - Personality and Characteristics


Energetic, Passionate, Upright, Aspirant

The Wu Xing (The Five Elements) of the Horse is Fire (Huo), so the Horse stands for zeal and passion. People born in the Years of the Horse are always having personality traits like being warm-hearted, enthusiastic, and positive. As they are lively and active, running in broad areas, so it is also the symbol of independence and freedom.


Generous, independent, romantic

Horse personality is usually friendly and generous, so they are able to make a lot of friends. In interpersonal communication, they have commands of skills to liven up the atmosphere, which makes everyone in a harmony. Independence is also a strong point. They can survive a lot of obstacles without help from others. They have great vitality and never give in easily, so they are likely to rise in the career of their early lifetime. Meanwhile, most of them adopt a positive attitude towards life, so they can pose a good influence on friends and families. Most male Horses are romantic, and they often create surprises for others. They are eloquent and pervasive, talented in leadership. And they have insight into others’ mind, so they can always give proper response. They have acute ability of learning and perceiving. A skill or knowledge can be acquired in much shorter time than others.


Extravagant, outspoken, vain and stubborn

People with Chinese zodiac Horse love spending, so it’s quite hard for them to deposit their money in the bank. They seldom make preparations for the unexpected occurrences. Over frank and straightforward, they concern little about the listeners’ feeling, which may offend others in conversation. Some of them are leakers; they cannot keep any secrets, which may cause their later failures in business. They are lack of perseverance. Giving up halfway, they often cannot gain what they want. They like to chase vanity, dressing finely and respectably. Mirrors are their closest companion. They are weak listening to the advices or ideas from others. Sticking on their own thoughts may lead to wrong judgment on important affairs.


Industrious, enterprising, shrewd

Because of the Horse zodiac personality, people born with this sign are usually rebellious and unruly in their childhood, but when they grow up, they can be great achievers changing their fates. Because they love making friends, they will be helped out of most difficulties. In the course of rising, they will seize the opportunities to improve themselves so as to strengthen their vested accomplishments. Learning and experience enable them to maintain and promote their work or business.

 Best Jobs for Horses

They love association with different people, so the jobs related to interpersonal communication are their favorite options. They are inclined to play a dominant role in a task due to the Chinese zodiac horse personality, so they prefer giving commands to obeying orders.

Suitable Jobs: sales rep, publicist, speaker, journalist, performer, tour operator, or librarian

 See more about

Horse's Best Jobs and Working Partners

Horse's Best Business and Career Fields


Early flourishing, backup saving

With friends’ powerful aids, they will reach the climax of the career and business in early youth, accumulating a large amount of money during twenties to thirties. Financial shortage would never be a problem. However, their love of spending is not good for their wealth stability, so the suggestion is to save money to support old-age.

Love and Relationships

Passionate, romantic, sentimental and faithful

People born in the Year of the Horse are fond of freedom, and they don’t like to be bound by any relationships. They choose to live and work far away from home, striving for their goals alone.

They are easily attracted and whole-heart taken by opposite sex. They tend to be sentimental and emotional in relationships. When falling in love, they will pursue the best at all costs, ignoring family and friends. They can easily get into exaltation on sweet days, or fall into depression during moments of heartbreak.

However, in marriage, they will be loyal and responsible to the other. Although the relationship is not as favorable as they expect in destiny, they will be faithful to family. They adopt quite realistic attitudes towards relationship, lack of fantasy or romance. Therefore, duty and work are put in first place, and their relationships are mostly stable and harmonious in the rest of life.

Best Matches: Tiger, Sheep, Rabbit
Bad Matches: Rat, Ox, Rooster

 See Love Compatibility of Horse, to know more about their compatible Chinese zodiac signs, what they are like in love, and how to get along with them.


Excessive internal heat, precaution for heart disease

As the five elements of the Horse is Fire, which likely lead to symptoms like fever, thirst, constipation, fidgeting, and pulse racing in daily life. So people with this animal sign should pay close attention to bodily changes. For the middle-aged and-old, they should take precautions against heart disease and high blood pressure. They are advised to take more yin-nourishing food, such as yam, tremella, red dates, honey, lotus seeds, and black beans.

Further Reading on Chinese Zodiac Horse:

 Destiny by Birth Month

 Destiny by Birth Date

 Personality by Western Astrology Signs

 Personality by Blood Types

 Character and Fortune by Five Elements

 Fortune in 2020

- Last modified on Dec. 27, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Horse\s Personality and Characteristics
Asked by Maria from ROMANIA | Feb. 24, 2020 06:44Reply
Born on 24 august 1990, my driver’s licence exam is due on 10 of march. I feel like i might fail because nothing good happend to me for a long time now, no good news job wise or love life since a few years now. How is my luck around 10 of March date?
Asked by Lalitha from INDIA | Feb. 17, 2020 09:27Reply
About my husband health and career
My husband DOB is 5 Dec 1978. He left his job and doing started freelance as graphic designer in dubai. We are planning to move to India in next year, he is worried about his career. His mind is full of thought and I am worried about his health. Please tell me how will be his health and his career.
Answers (1)
Answered by Herbert from CANADA | Feb. 19, 2020 19:37

Both of you should stay positive. The overall situation would become better in the year of Rat. He could have some successes in career. He can not be tired all the time. In addition, having enough physical exercises is also important for him.
Asked by Karma from INDIA | Feb. 17, 2020 08:09Reply
Career fortune 2020
My dob is 20th Jan does not stay with me..n will my career improve in year 2020
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Answered by Jacob from NEW ZEALAND | Feb. 19, 2020 19:35

Don't worry. Karma, you would have a stable wealth this year. Your career would be improved a lot in 2020. You should keep the modest attitude towards people around. The harmonious interpersonal relationship will help you get some successes.
Asked by Kare from USA | Feb. 08, 2020 05:16Reply
Prediction 2020
I am a female born 5 February 1966.
I recently got laid off, will I be able find a job for 2020? What months will it be?
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Answered by Barry from UKRAINE | Feb. 12, 2020 18:18

Don't worry. You would still find several chances in 2020. The prediction shows that March, May, August and November will be the lucky months.
Asked by Sreha Viswanathan from INDIA | Jan. 31, 2020 06:48Reply
Will i find someone who will love me forever this year? Or sometime in my twenties?
I am a water horse female born in 2002. I have never been in a relationship. Will i be fine dating this year? Will i be lucky with love?
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Answered by Bernice from CANADA | Feb. 01, 2020 13:57

Hi fellow female horse! I was born in 1990. I was in the same boat as you -- never been in a relationship because I have been busy building a career. At the same time, however, I have attracted many suitors, just never had the time to give much attention to commit. While I'm very serious with my work, I let my imagination about my love life run wild! I visualized the kind of loving relationship I desire to be in. Just being playful with those thoughts, not desperately wanting it to happen. To my complete surprise, about a year of this kind of visualization (towards the end of the year I turned 28), someone I knew through my family was very interested to get to know me. It has been more than a year since I've dated this person. He's every bit the person I dream about and more! I'm confident that you will achieve the same. Just pay attention to what makes you feel good, and good things will enter your life!
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