horse - december animal

Snail, Pheasant, and Horse are three spirit animals that could offer guidance to people born in December. Keep reading to find out the meanings, symbolism, and benefits of these spiritual animal guides.


December is named after the Latin word ‘decem’, this translates to the number 10. In numerology, the number 10 symbolizes exploration, determination, wholeness, and strength–making December an encouraging month to explore endless possibilities for the upcoming year.

Sagittarius takes up the majority of December. This zodiac sign is ruled by the planet Jupiter, which represents expansion. This suggests that December is a perfect time to explore uncharted waters.

Maybe you’re exploring a new idea or a habit that you can implement into your routine. Or you are exploring a major life decision such as moving homes or changing careers. Whatever it may be, these spirit animals we’ll discuss later will give you the necessary energy and motivation for you to go in the direction you’ve decided for yourself.

Because of the festivities, December can be a hectic month for many people. However, take note that your need for expansion should not be physically or mentally draining. Especially during the exploration phase. Instead, slow down, research, and examine your current situation.

Overall, December is a great month to build your faith and spirituality; and have trust in the divine timing. This will be beneficial for you in the long term.

December Animals

You can deepen your relationship with a spirit animal, connect with one, or even find out your assigned spirit animal through consistent visualization meditation.

Another way is by simply setting an intention before you sleep. The intention can be for the spirit animal to appear to you in your dreams, then you can record it in your journal. This way you keep track of the details your subconscious is pushing forward to you.

1. Snail


The snail represents mobility, patience, fertility, self-care, and peace. Since December is a busy month for a lot of people, it is not surprising that the slow-paced snail would be added to this list.

Sometimes when life becomes fast-paced, it is difficult to stop and recognize your achievements. You can remedy this with the aid of the snail spirit animal. This animal guide encourages you to appreciate and celebrate the small wins in life, regardless of how small it may seem to you.

For the snail, celebrating small wins is crucial in gaining momentum toward achieving even greater success. It also gives you an excuse to pause and adjust your goals if necessary. It is also part of self-care when you share your achievements with others. It keeps you motivated and inspires others.

The snail instills patience in you and encourages you to not jump through hoops. If you feel like you tend to miss out on details, or you just generally view the big picture to your detriment, then the snail is an animal that you should receive guidance from.

Overall, the snail is a great spirit animal for the busy month of December. It teaches you that going at any pace is better than being stagnant. It also pushes you to be present and be proud of how far you have come in life.

If the snail shows itself to be your personal spirit animal, that is a sign for you to be patient and perhaps it’s time to take a break to reevaluate and just appreciate for a moment your achievements this year.

2. Pheasant


Symbolically, the pheasant represents good luck, creativity, and abundance.

The pheasant is a perfect spirit animal if you’ve been feeling indifferent or so-so about life. This is because the pheasant incentivizes you to step out of your comfort zone. It does this by planting the seed of curiosity in you. It makes you want to look for change and to take in new experiences with an open mind.

This animal guide will gently push you to spread your wings, and December is a good time for this, due to its themes of expansion. If you want to manifest abundance in your life, the pheasant can guide you towards building wealth and better management of your personal finance.

If you consider yourself to be a creative person, an entrepreneur, or an innovator, the pheasant may offer the help that you’ve been looking for. Especially if you’ve been feeling stuck, uninspired, or lagging. The pheasant encourages you to go out and find endless inspiration, even in places you’d never expect.

The pheasant is also the perfect guide for December babies who have problems staying focused. The pheasant will show you the shortcut to the Flow and to fully immerse yourself in the present. It does this by pushing you to forget about the past and focus your efforts on the future and be appreciative of the present to eventually attract abundance.

3. Horse


Set yourself free from limitations with guidance from the horse spirit animal. The horse represents unlimited potential, expansion, motivation, passionate desires, and masculine energy. The horse is a spirit animal that will awaken the qualities within you that will help you persevere in times of adversity.

If you are feeling unmotivated, lethargic, or uninspired, the horse’s boundless energy will help you remedy this. With the horse guiding you spiritually, you’ll tap into your wild instincts so that you will be energized and excited enough to carry on taking steps forward in life.

In many ways, this spirit animal is related to the symbol of Sagittarius. Sagittarius is famously represented by the imagery of a centaur (a man with the body of a horse) with his bow drawn. Both the spirit guide and this zodiac sign are associated with physical and spiritual expansion, the truth, acquiring knowledge, gaining unlimited energy, and having a passion for movement.

The horse inspires speed and energy. It encourages you to keep moving and get things done. It provides you with clarity of mind to hone down on what your desires are, and just like the arrow of the Sagittarian archer, this animal guide swiftly shoots you forward in life.


Overall, December is an encouraging month for exploring your own infinite potential. For many, this desire to explore is due to reflecting on the events of the year. For others, this is prompted by wanting more for themselves in the upcoming year.

Regardless of the reasons, it is never too late in life to explore your options. With the guidance of spirit animals, you will be pushed to great lengths, so that you can achieve your goals.

For example, the pheasant helps your creative juices flow, pushes you to want more, and helps you tap into your inner fire. Whilst the horse helps you access unlimited energy so that you can persevere and the snail balances this by grounding you and pushing you to celebrate every win.

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