Chinese New Year 2014- the year of horse

Chinese Zodiac

The Chinese Zodiac is a 12-year cycle, with each year given an animal name. The Chinese concept of time is a cyclical one which means that things are repeated time after time in accordance with a pattern. With its handsome appearance, penchant for hard-work, and aggressive character, there is no surprise that the horse has been given a position of high regard in Chinese culture. 2014 will be the year of the horse. It is said that the year of the horse is a joyful one.

Sign
Characteristics
Years
Rat
Careful, creative, accumulative, lustful, hoarding and doubting 1900, 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020…
Ox
Patient, preserving, receptive, obstinate, methodical, proud and aggressive 1901, 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021…
Tiger
Wise, compassionate, benevolent, short tempered, proud and aggressive 1902, 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022…
Rabbit

Gentle, friendly, intelligent, discordant, fickle and furtive

1903, 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023…
Dragon
independent, strong-willed, aggressive, powerful, arrogant and prejudice 1904, 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024…
Snake
Idealistic, Intuitive, insightful, financially secure, vain, jealous and egotistical 1905, 1917, 1929 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025…
Horse
hard-working, sociable, determined, keen sighted, high sensual, talkative, easy to anger 1906, 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026…
Sheep
warm-hearted, graceful, obedient, independent, creative, faithful, pessimistic and sensitive, timid 1907, 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027…
Monkey
Ingenious, resourceful, curious, susceptible, impulsive, scatterbrained 1908, 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028…
Rooster
Visionary, versatile, clever, selfish, poor concentration and ostentatious 1909, 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029…
Dog
Honest, loyal, respectful, stubborn, assertive and demanding 1910, 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030…
Pig
Serious, just, good disposition, reckless, impatient and inflexible 1911, 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031…

Symbolic meaning of horse

According to Chinese culture, people born on the year of the horse are cheerful, perceptive and talented with their hands. They are popular and like to be in big crowds. In 2014, people born the year of the horse should try to accomplish goals on their own. By doing so, they will receive great success and fortune.

Some celebrities who were born the year of the horse were: Louisa May Alcott, Ella Fitzgerald, Cindy Crawford, Harrison Ford, jacki Chan, and Emperor Kangxi and Yongzheng of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

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