The Year of the Horse

The horse is the seventh animal in the Chinese zodiac. From 11:00 AM to 13:00 PM, it is also known as “Horse time”. When the year of the AD is divided by 12, the remainder of the result is 10, then it is the year of the Horse. The formula is that the number of the year÷12=a quotient, and the remainder is 10. For example: 2014÷12=167······10, then the year of 2014 is the Year of the Horse. And 1894, 1906,1918,1930,1942, 1954,1966,1978,1990, 2002, 2014, 2026, 2038, 2050, 2062, 2074, 2086, 2098 are Chinese horse years.

With regard to the legend of the zodiac horse, it is said that the horse is in order to thank the people for their help, came to the world to serve the people for the rest of their lives. Usually, it cultivated land and pulled the cart, carried goods. In the war, it put on the armor and the saddle to fight for the battle in the battlefield with people. Since then, the horse and people have become good friends who are inseparable. When Jade Emperor was preparing to select twelve animal zodiacs, the horse became one of the animals that were selected by humans. The Jade Emperor selected the horse as a zodiac because of it helped people for a lot.

The horse has gained human recognition with its loyalty, diligence and spirituality. It is well-deserved as a human zodiac. “Horse” has a lofty position in the cultural status of the Chinese nation. It symbolizes the good wishes of success and expresses the national spirit of endless struggle and self-improvement.

The zodiac horse is regarded as a symbol of being strong and sturdy, loyal and honest, proud, and brave. There is a good auspicious meaning of keeping going and keeping living.

The characteristics of people who were born in the years of the Horse are as follows: they are cheerful and romantic, and are good at words, and have a very optimistic attitude towards life. They are enthusiastic, positive and optimistic, sincere and reliable, observing, free and easy and they love to help others.

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