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 2019 & 2020

- Last modified on Aug. 06, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Horse\s Personality and Characteristics
Asked by Arki from PHILIPPINES | Aug. 04, 2019 08:37Reply
DOB is 28 April 1978.
Will there be a chance of being hired with a new company this year or by 2020? Have 2 target companies I want to get in, is there any luck of transferring to any one of them soon? If no, what will be my fate with my current company? Thanks!
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Answered by Virginia from FINLAND | Aug. 05, 2019 22:51

It is predicted that you still have chances to being hired with a new company. You are suggested to wait for the results patiently. If there is no good news, you should still have enough confidence and work harder. In this way, you will get some promotion chances in the current company.
Answered by Arki from PHILIPPINES | Aug. 06, 2019 08:45

Thanks, Virginia. 😊
Asked by Simmy Virk from UNITED STATES | Jun. 27, 2019 18:42Reply
DOB is Feburary 6, 1990. What does 2019 have in store for me?
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Answered by Caleb from DENMARK | Jul. 01, 2019 02:05

Hello, Simmy, you are born with Chinese zodiac Horse sign. Your career develop smoothly in the second half of the year. And in this year, you may meet your soul mat easily if behaving actively. There is one thing need to be cared about. Some small diseases may bother you sometimes. But don't worry. They are not serious.
Asked by Kelsey from UNITED STATES | Jun. 13, 2019 10:19Reply
Hi! My DOB is 3.18.1990. What does 2019 have in store?
For what it's worth, my husband is a dog (water). Any changes to our family dynamic?
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Answered by Diana from CANADA | Jun. 17, 2019 23:32

Generally speaking, this year is a stable one for you. There is no serious problems and difficulties in the whole year. Both of you need to pay attention to your wealth situation. Just record the income and expenses in order to keep the balance.
Asked by Jecc from QATAR | May. 28, 2019 13:45Reply
Sept 30, 1990 DOB career aspect
Do I have a chance to find a good and stable job this year 2019?
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Answered by Nolan from FRANCE | May. 28, 2019 20:36

Hi, Jecc, you are born with Chinese zodiac Horse sign. The prediction shows that July, September, November and December will be lucky months for you to find a job. There will be many nice chances for you. You should catch them timely. Good luck!
Asked by John K from UNITED KINGDOM | Apr. 15, 2019 10:53Reply
Earth Horse December 1978
This year has brought great misfortune losing job , loss of earning and so on , I am very afraid this will continue until the end of 2020 , the year of the rat seems to be even more disastrous than this one , any advice please
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Answered by Anna from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 15, 2019 20:36

Don't worry too much and your fortune may have a rising tendency in the next half year. Keep a positive attitude towards life and you will get better. Good luck!
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