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 Jun. 20, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on Horse\s Personality and Characteristics
Asked by Sara from NEW ZEALAND | Jun. 20, 2021 02:21Reply
Tiger Female Sagittarius - Horse Male Sagittarius
Hi I had a date with a guy that strongly believes in the Chinese Zodiac. I came across this side, I was wondering how good we would do together? I saw we here super compatible but based on my experience with another a relationship with another horse Gemini and it was a total disaster, he cheated and since the second month and lied even when I caught him. So having a bad experience with "horses" per say
Answers (1)
Answered by Camilla | Jun. 20, 2021 23:26

You should follow your heart. This is the first important. When meeting difficulties, you two should solve them together.
Asked by Erick from UNITED KINGDOM | May. 09, 2021 12:57Reply
Horse Luck Year
Hi guys,
Sorry, I need to know which is the best year for a Good Luck Horse? because I see 2019, 2020, 2021 and also 2022 is bad luck for horse Chinese zodiac as compared to other Chinese zodiacs such as roosters, Monkeys etc. so I'm stuck. I need to know which year will horse Chinese zodiac will be favoured with good luck?
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Answered by Annabelle | May. 10, 2021 00:46

Oh, sometimes, the prediction is just a reference. Although you may face ups and downs, you can still make some breakthroughs.
Asked by Maryam from INDIA | Mar. 12, 2021 23:43Reply
What about my love life will me and my boyfriend can get married this year if not when
I am of 18-feb 2002 and his is 16-aug 2002
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Answered by John | Mar. 14, 2021 20:55

The prediction shows that you would get married at the end of year or next year.
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
Answers (1)
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.
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