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 2021

- Last modified on Jan. 06, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on Horse\s Personality and Characteristics
Asked by shacha from BHUTAN | Jun. 06, 2020 09:15Reply
business and life
I was born on 19/02/1990 started small scale business at my hometown I wonder will I be successful. when will I get married?
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Answered by Penelope from FRANCE | Jun. 07, 2020 20:56

It's predicted that you would have a large chance to achieve some successes. Be confident and brave! You are suggested to focus on the career first. Then your soul mate will come for you unconsciously.
Asked by Titas from SINGAPORE | Mar. 27, 2020 23:27Reply
Born 7 April 1966. Waht are my chances of a new job after Job loss
I was made redundant and looking for new job. What are the chances and by when
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Answered by Malavika from EGYPT | Mar. 29, 2020 00:07

With the current world situation, and it being the year of Rat, the probability of achieving your said goal may be bleak but have hope. Tis the year of the Rat after all.
Asked by Garry from CZECH REPUBLIC | Mar. 09, 2020 11:37Reply
I am a earth horse, blood type o+, want to know about my career and health this year 2020z
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Answered by Brent from USA | Mar. 10, 2020 22:52

Based on the detailed Chinese zodiac prediction, there would have several development chances in your career. You should work harder and harder, then you would have a high possibility of promotion. In addition, there is no serious problem in your health this year. Don't worry.
Asked by A from SMITH | Feb. 29, 2020 20:08Reply
Want ro find out about career health and love in 2020
Born 27.10.78 I am very depressed, feel fat from after daughter birth 5 stars ago - husband tells me I need to "exercise" and clearly doesn't "see" me anymore. Overwhelmed at work, no promotion, more work and reorganisation. No help at home with two kids, for cleaning cooking and everything while working full-time. Painful back from pinched nerves and inflamed shoulder from carrying and doing too much. Feeling very low. What to expect from the remainder of 2020?
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Answered by Lester from DENMARK | Mar. 04, 2020 00:50

I think you should find a suitable time and have a serious conversation with your husband. He should share the responsibility for the family issues. You cannot do it all by yourself. In addition, you are advised to find a job again and has your own economic bases.
Answered by OxLADY | Dec. 01, 2020 18:34

Dear Mama, not sure on your promotion status, but I highly suspect that it has nothing to do with you and your people's strong talents. I hope 2021 finds you and your beautiful people in good spirits--you are all so very deeply loved and hot!
Asked by JGA from PHILIPPINES | Feb. 28, 2020 21:58Reply
female oct 12, 1990
i've been extremely depressed from 2018(depressed since 2007, and it grew because of my life circumstances).. had many bad lucks from 2014 until now, from my family, friends, exlovers, financial, and job.. i don't know what to do with my life anymore, i'm losing everything.. my parents are both year of the rat(1960) :(
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Answered by Rick from USA | Mar. 04, 2020 00:48

Oh, please you need to keep the positive attitude. Based on the Chinese zodiac prediction, the overall situation would change into a better stage. You should look for a job and have a stable financial situation. I know it is hard. But you need to solve the problems one by one.
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