In earlier times, horses equated to movement and transition much as modern vehicles (see Airplane, Bus, Car, Spaceship) do now. Burdens that come from labors. Horses were often work animals on farms, and were highlv valued. In what condition does the horse appear? If run-down and abused, this represents feeling unappreciated no matter how much […]
Good fortune, in business and in the home. A white horse or a grey one indicates prosperity. A black or brown one indicates power and position. To be mounting a horse indicates you will be well rewarded for work done. To shoe a horse is to be assured of comfort in your old age. A […]
Vitality, energy, mobility, and honor. It may mean speed, power, potency, and drive. Dynamism. According to 2nd century dream interpreter Artemidorus, luck in love. Other classical authors see in the horse a symbol for the woman the dreamer would love to possess physically. In late medieval books on dreams, hitching horses to a carriage meant […]
Positive image of nature, energy, vitality, and purity. See White.
General: pleasurable energy and exuberance; dynamic sexual drive. Example: ‘As I talked to the pale golden horse it felt more and more as if I were talking to a male companion who was in union with me’ (Alison B). Alison’s horse is obviously ponraying her feelings for a man. The dream shows how easy and […]
Vision: Watching a horse race: you are about to indulge in a luxurious pleasure. Being a jockey in a race: you need a great deal of luck, but being too carefree could be a mistake. Depth Psychology: Participating in a horse race: the success you enjoy is due more to a lucky coincidence than to […]
Vision: Seeing a horse and a rider, or riding yourself: taking the reins firmly in your hands and remaining steady will bring a project to a successful conclusion. Falling off a horse: let go of a project you had planned—it is guaranteed to crash. Seeing a horse in the pasture: you want more freedom and […]
Vision: Sitting or swinging on a swing: you are too easily influenced by others, have a hard time making decisions and, generally speaking, may be fickle and sometimes downright unreliable. Looking at a swing: it is time to look at your inconsistency. Rocking on a rocking horse: you are frittering away your time; also, what […]