Search Tour
Your Budget
Tailor made China tours & customised China tours
Ask Question? Ask us here

Year of the Horse

The Year of the Horse is the seventh year of the Chinese Zodiac. Chinese people group years into a twelve year cycle according to the lunar calendar and assign each year with an animal symbol. This is called the Chinese Zodiac. The twelve animals are rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. A person born in the year of a particular animal is said to have the traits of that animal.

Generally, Chinese people believe that those born in the year of the Horse are mostly hardworking and considerate, though maybe a little arrogant.

Characteristics of people born in the year of the Horse
People born in the year of the horse are generally energetic and outgoing, ingenious in communication and most of them always want to be in the limelight. They are cheerful, perceptive, talented, earthy but stubborn and sometimes bad-tempered. They like entertainment and really like to join in large crowds and parties. They are popular among friends, active at work and refuse to be reconciled to failure, although they don't have much sense of perseverance.

Horoscope and Numerology Elements of people born in the year of the Horse
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: wu
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Fire
Auspicious Directions: northeast, southwest and northwest
Lucky Colors: brown, yellow, purple; Avoid: blue, white, golden
Lucky Numbers: 2, 3, 7; Avoid 1, 6, 5
Lucky Flowers: calla lily, jasmine, marigold
Zodiac Sign Compatibility - Best match: tiger, sheep, dog; Avoid: rat, ox, rabbit

Years of the Horse:

Start Date

End Date

25 January 1906

12 February 1907

11 February 1918

31 January 1919

30 January 1930

16 February 1931

15 February 1942

4 February 1943

3 February 1954

23 February 1955

21 January 1966

8 February 1967

7 February 1978

27 January 1979

27 January 1990

14 February 1991

12 February 2002

31 January 2003

31 January 2014

18 February 2015

17 February 2026

5 February 2027

4 February 2038

23 January 2039