What year is 2014 in Chinese zodiac?

By | January 3, 2014

What year is 2014 in Chinese zodiac?

The Year 2014 is the Year of Horse according to the Chinese Zodiac Calendar, the Year of Horse begins on January 31st, 2014, and lasts one year’s time to February 18, 2015.

Based on the Chinese Astrology, 2014 is the Year of Wood Horse. Since wood is represent life and green, thus 2014 is also known as Year of Green Horse. The Chinese Lunar calendar follows a 12 year cycle and each of the 12 years is represented by 12 animal signs with the following sequence:-

1. Rat
2. Ox
3. Tiger
4. Rabbit
5. Dragon
6. Snake
7. Horse
8. Sheep
9. Monkey
10. Rooster
11. Dog &
12. Pig

People born in the Year of the Horse could be born in 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966, 1954, 1942, 1930, 1918…

In the traditional Chinese culture, the Horse in Zodiac is a symbol of nobility, class, speed and resilience. Though it is normally considered that 2014 will be a bad year for those who were born in the Year of Horse, there are also traditions to be followed to avoid getting bad luck.

First of all, red color is a luck color for these who were born in the Year of Horse in 2014, thus many people would prefer to wearing something red such as underwear;

Secondly, marriage as well as other big changes are not advisable in the recurrent year in the twelve-year cycle for these who were born in year of dragon, horse, rooster or pig.

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