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Year of the Horse

According to the cycle of the five elements in the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 is the Year of the Wooden Horse, which is regarded as a year of quick victories, un-expected adventures and surprising romances.
Chinese people believe the horse is one of the most important creatures in the world for mankind to befriend.

It is believed that those who are born in the Year of the Horse usually have superior manners and pay more attention to their appearance in terms of style and accessories. They tend to be generous and like extravagance.

Generally, they are free-spirited, liberated and always on the move, yearning for the freedom to roam. Their attitude toward everything is positive and straightforward. As independent as the horse, they don’t like to be suppressed and they don’t easily accept help from others.

What does a “Horse Year” mean for businesses in Western Washington? The time for pondering and planning was 2013′s Snake year. Horse energy is free spirited, wild, willful and independent. 2014′s Horse year is time to act fast: buy that home, launch that business, travel the world, make a big purchase, get a promotion at work, have a breakthrough – take a leap and fly. If it’s right, then there’s nothing to think about; just follow your instincts. If you miss the mark, you’ll have all of Wood Sheep Year 2015 to get cozy and enjoy life’s comforts in all their artistic forms.


Sources: Ying Wen, Epoch Times; Susan Levitt, Western and Asian astrology
Photo Credit: Laurie Lamoureux (Bellevue, WA), taken at Wild Horse Hotel and Casino (c) 2013