The horse associates with fast, usually elegant, feelings of developed consciousness, sometimes unexpressed sexuality.
How do I find my own power? What kind of natural forces I suppress or express?
Horse is one of the most ambiguous dream symbols. Mostly the horse symbol embodies instincts, impulses, passions, desires, sensuality, awareness of the body and sexuality. The horse or the mare also represents femininity, gentleness and harmony. Different conditions in the dreams have individual interpretations. These meanings can arise from the following circumstances:
- Free-running horse means freedom – usually if the horse is running, the dream represents inner independence and easiness;
- Prosperity if the horse in a barn – the dream promises rich life ahead of you;
- Opportunities in career if the horse is wearing a saddle. The dream foretells about more prestige progress in your professional life;
- Disobedient horse signifies barriers -the dream foretells about overcoming obstacles you will face while reaching the success;
- Danger if the horse has escaped – if it was running from you away such dream shows that you should be aware of the enemies around you;
- Achievements if the horse is jumping around – the dream promises that you will easily overcome obstacles;
- Good luck if dream of horseshoe – if the dreamer saw the horseshoe it signifies happiness and joy also a joy. The horseshoe is known as a talisman of affluence which brings good fortune. Very often people hang the horseshoe on the doors, therefore it will bring joy into their homes;
- Necessity for a rush if horse been walked by the halter – there is a particular situation or a matter that has to be sorted out as soon as it is possible;
- Hard work if see the horse with carriage – the carriage symbolizes the effort you have to put in if you want to achieve honor prestige and acceptance;
- The beginning of happy period in the life if the horse has been saddled – which shows that you can expect for joyful activities and liveliness.
The relationship that has been created between horse and rider was probably one of the closest human-animal relationship, ever. The horse served the people not only as the way to change the location, but also as the tool to feed himself and his family. Despite that a man was very kind for a horse – he warmed, sheltered and fed him very well. In legends, myths and fairy tales, the horse had the meaning of the power and force of the life. The horse is the original, basic life force of the people.
- If it is an unrestrained and unbridled, also a symbol of hot temperament, which appears not only sexually;
- If the dreamer sees the horse and himself as a single unit – this shows the severities that are related to sexual or psychological problems;
- If the horse has been treated well and tenderly - peaceful life for dreamer’s home and family;
- Poor and miserable life if the horse has been taken care of badly – to look after the horse without love and effort bad atmosphere in the dreamers surroundings.
- Fear if the horse is shy or runs away – the dreamer will be afraid to deal with tasks that has been given to him.
The color of the horse in a dream has a very important meaning, as the shades of the horse represents the inner-self or the state of the mind which the dreamer has at this period of the lifetime.
- Mystery if the horse is black – if the color of the horse is dark brown, black or any other shade of dark, then such a dream signifies unknown, wildness and secrets.
- Purity if the horse is white – if the color of the horse was white, such dream denotes to clearness and good fortune. The next period of the life will be sinless and positive.
- Alternatively, if the horse is white it could also show the issues that are related to intimate life. Maybe there is a fear of showing the desires and wishes which are in common with sexuality.
- Fear if the horse is red – which shows anxiety the dreamer is suffering or will have these negative feelings. There is some factor that the dreamer is afraid to face, take the control and sort it all out.
The history, that has it own symbolization, which are directed to horses in dreams:
- According to Artemidorus if a man is riding a beautiful horse – for sure he will fall in love with another women.
- The Phaldor notifies about the desire to have a specific women as a lover.
- The Stallion explains the meaning of the horse in the dreams as a symbol vitality and productivity.
- In the Christian Middle Ages the horse as a symbol of the dreams had a negative meaning. Then the horse signified as having dark and bad meaning. One of the most popular explanations of the horse embodied death – the end of life. However, such dreams had not only the omen of the upcoming death, but as a signal of being careful.
Horse in the dream on the spiritual plane is presented as a character of other kingdoms. It shows the spiritual creativity of the dreamer.
The horse usually is explained as a symbol of sexual-erotic life, where you express all of the hidden and unexpressed desires and needs.
- Creativity if the horse has wings (Pegasus) – the dream signifies that imagination has transformed it’s instincts and impulses into creative energies;
- Will start something new if harnessed and bridled the horse – such a dream signifies a new period in life, where the dreamer will start to do something totally new and unknown;
- Richness if the horse is black – to dream about the black horse represents the better incomes and richness. However, the color of the horse, which in this case is black, shows that the wealth that will be earned, will be made in fraudulent means and therefore the dreamer will feel guilty about it;
- Fear of betrayal if a woman dreams of black horse – the dream shows that the woman, who had a dream about black horse is afraid to be cheated by her spouse partner;
- Positive instincts if the horse is brown – to dream of the brown horse, means that the dreamer has simple, secure and positive instincts, which helps to improve as individual in various situations of life;
- Wealth in connection with dissatisfaction if the horse is dark – to dream of dark (black, very dark grey, brown or any other dark shaded horses) means that the dreamer will become very rich, but at the same time will suffer from that richness;
- Prosperity in all aspects of the life if the horse is white – to dream of the horse that is white could have several meanings. One of those meanings foretells about pleasurable friends you will have, who will help you at anything you will do. The other meaning is very positive for man, who dreamed about white horse, because such dream it promises innocent woman in his life. Alternatively, the dream could also have a negative meaning, only if the horse is white but very lean. Such dream warns about unfaithful and jealous friend, especially for the women;
- Jealousy out of friends if the horse is dirty – to dream of the horse that is unclean and soiled, denotes about friends who envy you of something and might abuse your kindness. Make sure you avoid those people at this time of your life;
- Profit from more than one source if the horse is piebald or spotty – to dream of the horse that has more than one color, shows the benefits you will receive from few different origins;
- Fulfillment of wishes if the horse was running – to dream of the horse that is running free, denotes to all of the desires the dreamer has and that they will become true very soon. The running of the horse represents the freedom, and the freedom is the state of not being imprisoned and enslaved, where you can have anything you want and do everything you need;
- Will get an independence back if the horse was released – to dream of the horse that has been set free, signifies your freedom, which you will get back soon;
- Tranquility if the horse passing you by – to dream of the horse that runs passing you by, denotes to the lazy, calm and quiet days you will have. You will be in an absolute quietness where you will have an ability to meditate or just plainly relax;
- Success at business if the horse has been saddled and bridled – to dream of the horse that has been prepared, saddled and bridled denotes to fortune at the professional factors of your life. The business you are doing is improving more and more;
- If the horse has been caught, but then it slipped away means misfortune – to dream of catching the horse, that’s been running around, but later losing it, signifies to unluckiness;
- Prosperity if the horse is in the barn – to dream of the horse, that is standing in the barn, denotes to prosperous deals you will have or simply will become rich;
- Enrichment with obstacles if dream of the draft horse – to dream of the draft house denotes to richness, but will face some barriers and obstacles while achieving it. Consider, that the dream could also show the difficulties that are connected to love affairs;
- High standards of living if the horse is noble – to dream of noble, precious horse shows posh life you are going to live. You will be surrounded by beautiful and expensive things;
- Honest and genuine feelings between lovers if dream of broodmare – to dream, that you see a broodmare, signifies to harmony and love between the people who love each other, no matter they are married or not;
- Luxury if dream of horse racing – to dream of horse racing usually stands for a sign of prosperity and/or chance. In reality people place bids for particular horse in horse racing, and if the dreamer’s horse that he placed a bid for has won, such dream promises new opportunities in the life where the dreamer will achieve many things. Those chances he will get will make the life more profitable and richer in all means. The interpretation of such dream is also appropriate for the one who was racing the horse he dreamed of;
- Protection if the horse is trained in circus – to dream of the horse that is trained in circus and performs beautifully, means that you have a guardian who is looking after you very well;
- Happy event if dream of a foal – if you’ve dreamed of the horse that is still very young and small, signifies happy celebration or event you will be delighted to enjoy it;
- Progress if the horse is saddled, but without rider – usually when the dreamer sees a horse that is saddled, but no sign of the rider, represents possible prosperity at work or advancement in any other area of the dreamer’s life;
- Accomplishment if the horse is saddled with the rider – to dream of the horse that has been saddled and had a rider or the dreamer was the rider himself, shows attainment, but only if the dreamer will take control in his hands and will do things completely;
- Unexpected misfortune if fallen from the horse – to dream that you or somebody else has fallen down from the horse, shows the unluckiness the one will suffer;
- Award if see a horse tail – to dream of the tail of the horse, denotes to the rewards you will receive;
- Will get a message if dream of the horse that has been visited by someone – such a dream signifies news you will find out soon;
- Wishes will be realized in a difficult way if riding the stubborn horse – for a dreamer to see the horse, who has been ridden but hard to manage, signifies the desires who will be reached, but only after facing the obstacles;
- Unluckiness if can not climb on the horse – to dream of being unable to climb on the horse, shows the misfortune you will suffer at some particular subject;
- Will avoid dangers if sitting on the horse, which is running continuously, but you are not falling out from it – such a dream represents the danger you will escape;
- Enjoyment of growing wealth if riding a bay horse – to see yourself riding on a precious bay horse, signifies the wealth that will become bigger and bigger;
- Minor disappointment if riding through the ford – such a dream shows the frustration you will suffer, however the feeling will stay only for short period of time;
- Luckiness if riding the horse uphill – to dream of seeing yourself riding a horse up to the hill, shows that you will be able to achieve anything you have a desire for, no matter the jealousy and enemies you will have;
- Disillusion if riding the horse downhill – sometimes the dreamer while riding the horse notices that it’s going down the hill, then such a dream however warns about frustration he will have;
- Satisfaction through hard work if riding bareback – if the horse has been ridden, but without being bareback, then such a dream shows the fulfillment, however some of the barriers will be faced. Consider, that this dream shows that it might cost some money, especially for women while dealing with obstacles, because they are naturally more emotional;
- The highest bliss if swimming with a horse through a clear, beautiful river – such dream promises the salvation. Business people can expect a huge profit;
- Serious misfortune if overthrow of a horse – the dreams gives a signal to be careful of possible serious injuries or losses;
- Friend needs help if the horse is injured – if the horse has been injured, then such a dream could have a very important message, that your friend needs a help;
- Strange inconvenience if the horse is lame – to dream of the horse that is suffering from being lame, suggest about favorable awkwardness, because at the end of the day it will bring happiness;
- Will experience joy if the horse is snappy – to dream of the horse that seems snappy represents gladness;
- Slowly reached goal if leading the horse on the halter – such dream shows that you will attain the destination you were aiming for, but only if everything will be done slowly, without any rush;
- Desire to be dependent on someone if horse was pulling the carriage – to dream that you you saw a horse, who was pulling the carriage or the cart, shows the wish to be the one who is dependent on someone else, where you have no responsibility for anything in the life;
- Prestige and honor if dream of beautifully decorated horse and cart – if the dreamer saw the horse that is wearing some beautiful decorations, then such a dream promises a great status and honor he will receive;
- The household is in serious danger if the horse with the cart passes you by – such a dream gives a warning of the danger that might get to you. Be aware of that;
- Loss of domestic happiness if see the cart that falls down or upside down – to dream of the cart that falls over signifies to loss of domestic happiness;
- To see a horseshoe means success – in reality the horseshoe is known as a good sign, therefore in a dream it also denotes to a good meaning of it. The horseshoe guarantees you a profitable deals in all means. For the women, it has a special meaning which signifies that she will get a very loving and faithful husband;
- Responsibilities before receiving a pleasure if grooming the horse – usually grooming symbolizes the hard work which will have to be done, while reaching the target. There will be a need of physical and spiritual powers to achieve the results;
- Guarantee of success if the horse is shining after grooming – such a dream promises the fortune you were aiming for;
- Luckiness in money matters if comb the tail of the horse – to dream that you were combing the tail of the horse, promises the best deals and better incomes which will bring more money in your life;
- Losses and disappointments of all kinds if horse is dead – to dream of the horse, that has been killed or is already dead, denotes to sad meanings of the dream. There is a possibility that you will suffer the loss or just will get sad about something;
- Wishes will come true at unexpected time if the girl dreams of black horse – to dream of the horse that is black, and the girl riding it, signifies the desires she has. However those wishes will come true when she will least expect for them;
- Attention from men if woman riding a horse and someone is riding another one behind her – such a dream promises attention from the opposite sex members;
- Disappointments within marriage if the horse turns out to be a big – prepare yourself for the time when you will need to find the solution to the problems you’ll have;
- Imbalance if the white horse is followed by the black horse – to dream of white horse that’s been followed by a black horse, signifies to the inequality at some points. However, if the white horse has not been overtaken by the black horse, everything will stay as it suppose to be;
Generally in Hindu the horses are the symbol of the different kinds of people we meet through our lives. Sometimes these people makes a good influence on us, but sometimes a bad one. Therefore, the dreams about horses can tell a lot about us or those we are surrounded by.
- Dignity if riding slowly on beautiful horse – usually when the dreamer is riding slowly and elegantly horse, signifies the great name he will receive and the respect from people he is surrounded by, depending on the beauty of the horse;
- You will be an influence to your friends if horse has a long tale – the long tale on such a dream shows that people will be inspired by you and will follow you through your journey. You are going to be as a teacher and a leader to them;
- Loss of the power if the horse has no tail – to dream of the horse that has no tale, shows the frustration you will have, as you are going to lose the power and influence you had on others. However, such a dream might be a sign only of temporarily downfall;
- Severe difficulties if the racing horse is stubborn and unable to move – such a dream signifies the obstacles the dreamer will face in the future and if he wish to find out how big the severities are going to be, he has to pay attention to the stubbornness of the horse, which will tell much more;
- The enemy is coming to you if the horse has not been saddled – such a dream, signifies evil, which the dreamer will suffer from others;
- Unexpected pleasure if see unknown horse – if the horse that was seen in a dream is unknown and never been seen before, then such dream promises enjoyment and delight at all aspects in this period of your life;
- The love of your life will come to you if the horse walks in a house – to dream of the horse, that walked in to the house, signifies the partner you will meet soon. This person will be someone who will play a very important role in your future;
- Wealth if owning the horse – to dream of owning one or more horses signifies wealthy life for you;
- Quick fortune if noticed the horse out of nowhere – to see the horse, that comes out of nowhere signifies the luck you will have;
- Will be familiar with high people if saddled the beautiful horse – you will get involved with very respected people at some point of your life;
- An honor if climb on the mountain with the horse – to dream of climbing the mountain with the horse, shows that you will achieve respect from others;
- Will gain reputation if riding the horse – the faster the horse has been ridden, the quicker you will receive the respect;
- Happiness if the horse was horseshoed – to dream of horseshoe, signifies unseen and unheard happiness;
- Will get a very good housewife if the horse is healthy and well fed – such a dream shows the comfortable domestic life,which will be made by your housewife;
- Obstacles if the horse is lean – to dream of the horse that is skinny, unfed and lean, denotes to barriers while achieving the goals;
- Joy if the horse is white – to dream of the horse that is white, shows delightful and enjoyable life. White horse is a symbol of purity and clearness, therefore the future is going to be easy to handle and pleasurable to live in;
- Sorrow if the horse is black – to dream of the horse that is black, symbolizes sadness and misfortune. However, any unpleasant things will pass out in the future as it is only for temporarily period of time;
- Enemies will disappear if the horse is fast – if the horse in the dream seemed very fast, then such a dream shows that your hostiles will vanish;
- Will lose a sweetheart if the horse has been stabbed – to dream of the horse that was stabbed by someone signifies the loss of someone you love;
- Sad news if the horse is dead – when the dreamer sees the horse that is already dead, then such a dream signifies bad and sad news you will receive from far away.
Most common meaning of the horse symbolizes lower origin and less prestige status, as well as the mares in the dream shows the lower ordinary class of the women in society.
- Great reputation if an ordinary man riding Arabian stallion – which means that the people around the dreamer will be fascinated by this person. The man will achieve excellent results, especially within professional aspects;
- Will be knighted or success if sitting on the horse – according to dream meaning, the dreamer will be honored;
- Power if the Arabian horse or stallion is armed – if the dreamer is riding the horse that is wearing a full armed and all necessary equipment, such dream shows the power and the strength the dreamer will obtain. The dreamer will fight the enemy without the fear of losing it, as the power that will lie within him, will keep him going; The color of the shields, which the armed horse and a man was wearing in a dream has also a very important meaning: if the shields are black or red – the enemies will be hard to fight, as the dirt on such colors is easy to notice, but if the colors of the shields are green or blue – then such a dream signifies an easy fight, where the battle will be not difficult to achieve. Other colors such as gold or purple always promises a victory.
- Will bring home wife if riding the horse which is saddled and long-tailed – if the dreamer had such a dream, then it foretells about huge changes in the life, even possible marriage;
- If riding the race horse – will win someone’s heart – which shows that the dreamer will fall in love with someone and will receive the same feelings back. However, if the dreamer was riding the race horse that does not belong to him, then such a dream shows that the women he will fall in love with already belongs to somebody else;
- Will get a wife of the emperor if the horse has been given as a present – If the emperor gives beautiful, pricey horse as a gift, then such a dream shows that he will give to the dreamer one of his wives;
- Will have an affair with one of the emperor’s wives, if beautiful, pricey horse was stolen – such dream promises problems for taking what does not belong to the dreamer;
- The dreamer will obtain huge wealth and immense happiness if the horse is black – the dream shows an amazing wealthiness and joy the dreamer will have;
- Things will stay even and stable if the horse is running – which shows that the running of the horse will keep everything flowing without any distractions just the way the dreamer would like to be;
- Things will remain the way they are at the moment if the horse is white – which shows, that there won’t be any big changes, that would push you out of stable zone;
- Challenges at unknown place or land if the horse is brown – the dreamer that had a dream about brown horse will have to overcome the obstacles he will face during the trip and/or when he will be already at the target he went to;
- Disaster if the horse is dying or already dead – the dream symbolizes misfortune or even the death of the owner of the horse. However, it could only be a sign and a warning to look after yourself or your family;
- Money if dream of manure, dung or excrement of the horse – if the one was eating or collecting manure dung or excrement, then such a dream promises money in the future. The manure of the horse could be used as a fuel in a dream, which also signifies richness. The dreamer should expect a good suggestion at the job or even by a stranger, which will bring lots of money, that will help to improve a better quality of life for everyone that is related to the dreamer;
- Will lead an army to the war if the horse was biting – the dream shows the responsibility the dreamer will have to take to fight the enemies;
- Aristocracy and importance if riding on a saddled stallion, horse or a mare – the dream foretells that not everyone has the privilege to ride the horse, but only those like Kings or Lords. Such a dream would have a specific and very important meaning, especially for the poor people, because then it would mean that there is a possibility to get a better, richer and happier life.
- Will get knighted and honored if the horse eats meat – which signifies glory and acceptance from the others;
- Benevolence if drinking mare’s milk – the one who drank the milk of the mare will get a favor and acceptance from those he is surrounded by;
- Difficulties with reserves of the food if the horse is skinny and lean – the dream warns about obstacles when will try to get the food and feed the family;
- The injustices will annoy you if the horse been stabbed – for the dreamer to see someone stabbing the horse, shows that he will find it hard to control himself while seeing unfairness that has been happening around him;
- The enemies will disappear if the horse is tamed by the dreamer – this dream means, that finally the enemies you had will remain calm and will not make harm anymore;
- Will perform hardly at work if dream of horseshoe – if the horse has been horseshoed, then such a dream shows the tough work that will have to be done in the future;
- Misfortune if horse has fallen – the dream signifies disasters and sadness;
- Humiliation if fallen from the horse or the horse threw you away – the dream shows that you will feel low and humiliated by someone;
- Honor, dignity and respectability if mounting a horse – if the dreamer is mounting a horse nicely and slowly, then the dream stands for the respect the dreamer will receive;
- Misfortune if fighting with a horse – if the dreamer was fighting the horse, then such a dream shows serious offence which will lead him to troubles and difficulties. The magnitude of the misfortune will depend on how strong the horse was: the stronger the horse – the bigger the problems will suffer;
- Dignity if the flying horse – if the dreamer saw the horse that was flying, or he was flying on it as well, in a beautiful blue sky, then such a dream shows the respect you will receive;
- A journey if the horse is with a wings (Pegasus) – to see a horse that has a wings, symbolizes an important journey ahead of you;
- Assistance if the horse carrying things – in reality the horse is used as a tool to carry heavy stuff, therefore such a dream would have an explanation of the help that will be provided to you from someone else;
- The power if dream of horse limb – to dream of one or more limbs, shows the strength and importance of the horse in a dream. The more limbs the dreamer sees, the more powerful horse is. The limbs are the parts which are mostly in contact with the ground, and the dream shows how “down on earth” the dreamer actually is;
- Purity if the horse is white – the color of the horse symbolizes innocence, especially of the women. To receive a white horse as a present – will get innocent women who will become your wife.
Some of the animals are very well used for work, for example the horse is irreplaceable tool to plow the acres. The horse helped for people to improve while working on the land. Of course there are much more of the animals that do work as hard as the horses, but the horse is most popular and most useful.
There is another area where the horses are dominating – it’s the sport. They participate as horses of racing. If the dreamer have been riding the horse it will bring luck and fortune. The relationships that has been created between human beings and horses have created an amazing friendship. The horse is someone who represents service and loyalty and the man represents someone who is taking care of his belongings and masters it.
Medicine Wheel Meanings:
fast, volatile, inspiring, powerful, balance, manhood, hero, older brother.
The horse is a large four-legged mammal with a flowing mane and a long tail and the animal, which can run very quickly. The beauty and elegancy of the horse inspires lots of people and creates romantic associations. The horse also known as having ability to run very fast and many people relates it with the great power in an animal kingdom. For a very long time the horses played a very important part in mythology, where they were used as the tool to enter from one world to another.
Horse symbolizes sensuality, the quickness in escaping unpleasant situations. The horse also signifies capability to operate more efficiently if aiming for certain tasks. Sexually the horse symbolizes the power, passion and fertility.
- The dream about the hoof of the horse is associated with a thing, a cause or an object;
- The dream about Trojan horse is related to the destruction of lives.
The horse is an ally who can lead you into other realms.
* Please, see meaning of Animals.