Horses have been animals of enormous importance throughout the history of mankind. They were among the first animals to be domesticated by Man and are present in the collective imagination of almost all cultures, in folklore and in the most popular legends of the entire world. Undeniably, they are truly amazing creatures and many of the feats made by Man, from time immemorial, could not have been accomplished without their help.
Due to the friendly attitude of horses towards man both in work and in art and sport, the horse has earned a special place in history, full of honor, reverence and symbolism. The most common meanings associated with these magnificent animals are: Power, Speed, Grace, Beauty, Nobility, Strength, Freedom, Endurance.
In America, the meaning of the horse symbol combines the power of the earth with the whispers of wisdom that travel on the spiritual winds, it has long been honored as a helper, messenger, and forerunner of Native American spiritual knowledge, as an emblem of freedom and nobility.
The color of the horse is another element that has been adopted by man to symbolize certain meanings. A black horse is a symbol of mystery, secret, the messenger of esoteric knowledge and inner wisdom. One white represents light, sun, day, vitality, enlightenment, resurrection, the messenger of birth.