A horse can symbolize energy, speed, beauty, freedom, travel and movement. It is a symbol of action and passion but also can be used to represent the unconscious and self-control. The horse is associated with the intellect and intuition. A white horse is a symbol of purity and a dark horse can represent danger or deception. To dream that you are in control of a horse can mean that you are in control of your life.
Sometimes, horses represent power or a strong sexual desire. In mythology the horse is the symbol of death and resurrection, which relates to ideas of rebirth. Horses are also tied to the energy of nature and the seasons. The horse represents spiritual power in Native American cultures.
Horse Dream Meaning
This creature is a symbol of wisdom, representing knowledge and truth for the native Australians.
Dreaming that you are riding a horse may represent an idea you have about yourself and need for speed. The feeling of movement while on a horse can mean that you are experiencing a new level of freedom, or it can be symbolic that you are feeling more powerful than ever before. If you dream that you get thrown off a horse, this may be symbolic that your ego is getting in the way of something or someone but if it was your own fault that you fell off the horse, it may mean that you lack self-confidence or feel embarrassed about something in your life. Riding a bucking bronco may suggest that there is something in your life that you have no control over and you may be feeling frustrated.
If you dream of riding a horse that is frightened, it can symbolize feeling fear about something in your life which should be taken with a grain of salt. Dreaming of riding a horse that is calm and collected can represent yourself behaving self-assured and in control. However if the horse is kicking up dust and heading towards danger, this can be symbolic of your own behavior which could result in trouble for yourself.
Horse dreams are an indication that there may be some new situations coming into play in your life, but you need to keep in mind that not everything will go smoothly because some things require patience and understanding on your part. Having a horse dream can also mean that you are taking a risk or trying something new or different. If the horse is moving fast, this can mean that you are trying to reach a goal without trying to understand all the aspects carefully, but by taking risks, you are experiencing a new sense of freedom in your life.
Most Common Horse Dreams
If you dream of riding a horse and feel that you are being pulled by the horse or see yourself trying to guide a horse, this can be symbolic that you are being pulled into a new situation and because of your lack of understanding, you may not know how to deal with it. The guide can mean that you are trying to understand some new situation in your life. If the horse is running wild it can suggest that there is something in your life that is out of control and needs to be dealt with immediately.
Horse dreams can also represent instincts and intuition. If you have an urgent matter and need quick answers, it might be best to take action by doing something about it instead of sitting back and waiting for things to happen. You may need to keep yourself busy with work or activities during this time so as not to allow time for negative thoughts to enter your mind. By keeping busy, there will be no room for worry.
Horse dreams can also mean that you are ready to take on a new journey, or make changes in your life. It is important to keep in mind that if you dream of a horse’s head, this can be symbolic of something that is being brought into your life which may last for as long as eight years.
Final Thoughts – Spirit Animals
The horse in your dream may symbolize your power and force. It is an animal that has great energy and is well known for its ability to run very fast. Although it is a domesticated animal, the horse still has a wild side to it which suggests that you do have the capacity to be wild when needed or desired. You have the ability to make quick decisions and move quickly from one place to another when you need to.
It can also represent speed, instinct or intuition. The horse is a powerful animal but it also represents gentleness and loyalty. If the horse was attached to a plow, this can mean that you hope for stability. If you dream of riding this creature, this can mean your ambition and drive for success in your career or business. The horse can also be symbolic of beauty, freedom, love and passion. Many people who have been born under the zodiac sign of Leo are said to be like the horse because they are determined, energetic and impulsive creatures.
To dream of a horse running, can symbolize how you are moving through life at a quick pace. If you feel like the horse is pulling you, this may mean that your feelings are out of control and you need to take time to analyze what is going on in your life. If you dream of a horse kicking, this may be symbolic for some frustration that is surfacing in your life because of something that has happened or some situation which has occurred.