the archetypal mythology of horses
2004-2021 Beverley Kane, MD
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caricatures derived from the experiences of a culture and present in the unconscious of
each individual within the society. Archetypes constellate the psychological
characteristics and identities that we unconsciously project onto other people, mythical
figures, and animals.
Horses also invite projections from the physical bodythe somarchetypes that
constellate projected sensations of balance, speed, and strength.
When horses appear in dreams, one layer of the dream is the archetypal and
somarchetypal role of Horse. When we encounter horses in the flesh, our minds and
bodies consciously and unconsciously resonate with the stirrings of both psychological
and physiological archetypal energies.