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Horse (zodiac)

The Horse () is the seventh of the 12 animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Horse is associated with the earthly branch symbol .


Years and the Five Elements

Persons born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "year of the Horse," while also bearing the following elemental sign:

  • 25 January 1906 – 12 February 1907: Fire Horse
  • 11 February 1918 – 31 January 1919: Earth Horse
  • 30 January 1930 – 16 February 1931: Metal Horse
  • 15 February 1942 – 4 February 1943: Water Horse
  • 3 February 1954 – 16 February 1955: Wood Horse
  • 21 January 1966 – 8 February 1967: Fire Horse
  • 7 February 1978 – 27 January 1979: Earth Horse
  • 27 January 1990 – 14 February 1991: Metal Horse
  • 12 February 2002 – 31 January 2003: Water Horse
  • 31 January 2014 – 18 February 2015: Wood Horse
  • 2026 – 2027: Fire Horse

Traditional Horse attributes and associations

Zodiac Location 7th
Ruling hours 11am-1pm
Direction South
Motto “I Control”[1]
Season and month Summer, June
Fixed element Fire
Stem Positive
Lunar Month Dates June 6 – July 6
Gemstone Topaz
Color Red, Ebony
Roughly equivalent western sign Gemini
Polarity Yang
Ruling Countries Flag of Portugal Portugal, Flag of Mexico Mexico, Flag of South Africa South Africa, Flag of Israel Israel, Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Flag of Pakistan Pakistan


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