The Chinese Horse
Personality and Characteristics

Personality Traits and Characteristics Horse

In Chinese Astrology, the Horse has the personality characteristics of being very quick-witted, fashionable, and independent. They like to work hard and party even harder.

Careers that are suited for the Horse are pilot, librarian, programmer, and journalist. Long hours and tedious work does not scare them. The Horse works by buckling down and getting the job done and the job most likely comes out right the first time around. Horses are not that big of risk-takers. Horse people usually gravitate towards fields that they know for a fact that they can and will succeed in. They make good leaders, since Horses have a strong independence streak and an excellent work ethic. Chinese Horse signs are also very laid-back, which makes for being a good supervisor since they will not be suffocating anyone that's underneath their power. Also, people born under the Chinese horoscope sign of the Horse have a strong humanitarian streak, so they will avoid willingly causing anyone pain. As part of a group, however, if they are pressured to make a decision that goes against the Horse's consciousness, be prepared! The Horse does have a rebellious streak, and this is one of the occasions where it can be expected to show.

They do have a couple of negative traits, such as selfishness, pessimism, and lack of patience. Horse signs are known for being generous in the advice that they give and being somewhat blunt about it. A Horse also needs to be careful with money, since this is an area of difficulty due to the Horse typically not planning far enough ahead into the future. If the Horse is not careful, it can find itself subject to a number of impulsion related issues. Common issues that a Horse might face include Avoidant Personality Disorder and Histrionic Personality Disorder.

Compatible horoscope signs for the Horse are the Sheep, the Dog, and the Tiger. Incompatible horoscope signs for them include the Rat and the Ox. Horses can be quite distant in their romantic relationship, so if you choose to settle down with a Horse, be prepared that they may elect to work long hours. Do not be concerned about fidelity, for the Horse is a faithful partner. They also have the tendency to jump around from one relationship to the other until they find someone that they can settle down with. A relationship must for a Horse is physical affection. If you love one with this Chinese horoscope sign, you will need to show it since lack of attention and appreciation can cause depression to the Horse. The parents of Horse children should note that their Horse is highly independent and can be trusted to be left alone when they come of age where that is appropriate. However, it's also important to consider the individual characteristics of the Horse child, since there is a hidden rebellious streak that may come out when left alone. If a Horse is to become a parent, it needs to remember to be patient with their children, since patience is a virtue that they do have trouble with.

Metal Horse: 1930, 1990
Water Horse: 1942, 2002
Wood Horse: 1954, 2014
Fire Horse: 1906, 1966
Earth Horse: 1918, 1978
  • Best sex: DOG and TIGER
  • Worst nightmare: RAT
  • Famous Horse People:

    Duke of Windsor, Princess Margaret, Billy Graham, Igor Stravinsky, Bertrand Russell, Joseph Haydn, Barbra Streisand, Nelson Mandela, Anwar Sadat, Neil Armstrong