Year of the (wood) horse.

Stared:   31 January 2014Ends:    18 February 2015   Wood Horse
Wood (Chinesepinyin), sometimes translated as Tree, is the growing of the matter, or the matter's growing stage. Wood is the first phase of Wu Xing. Wood is yang in character. It stands for springtime, the east, the planet Jupiter, the color blue,greenwind, and the Azure Dragon (Qing Long) in Four Symbols.
In Chinese Taoist thought, Wood attributes are considered to be strength and flexibility, as with bamboo. It is also associated with qualities of warmth, generosity, co-operation and idealism. The Wood person will be expansive, outgoing and socially conscious. The wood element is one that seeks ways to grow and expand. Wood heralds the beginning of life, springtime and buds, sensuality and fecundity. Wood needs moisture to thrive.
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In Chinese astrology, wood is included in the 10 heavenly stems (the five elements in their yin and yang forms), which combine with the 12 Earthly Branches (or Chinese signs of the zodiac), to form the 60 year cycle.
Yang WOOD years end in 4 (e.g. 1974).
Yin WOOD years end in 5 (e.g. 1975).
Wood governs the Chinese zodiac signs TigerRabbit and Dragon.

People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year of the Horse," while also bearing the following elemental sign:
Start DateEnd DateHeavenly Branch
25 January 190612 February 1907Fire Horse
11 February 191831 January 1919Earth Horse
30 January 193016 February 1931Metal Horse
15 February 19424 February 1943Water Horse
3 February 195423 January 1955Wood Horse
21 January 19668 February 1967Fire Horse
7 February 197827 January 1979Earth Horse
27 January 199014 February 1991Metal Horse
12 February 200231 January 2003Water Horse
31 January 201418 February 2015Wood Horse
17 February 20265 February 2027Fire Horse
4 February 203823 January 2039Earth Horse
23 January 205010 February 2051Metal Horse