A mare in you dream is your powerful instinctive womanhood. Or if it is a male dreaming it, then you relationship with a powerful female. See woman

 Our awareness of the inner mammal we all are can be frightened because of a pain experienced in the past. That is how animals function. They experience immediate primitive pleasure pain or fear in their body and emotions, enough to turn them away from possible danger or move toward pleasure. And that is exactly how our own animal brain communicates with us still. Such communication results in what we call psychosomatic illness, irrational fears, and panic attacks. Or on the positive side the great exuberance and pleasure. See horse

The horse or other animals are a part of you that if you took the time to really feel the feelings they provoke, and get past the blockages you have as protection against you knowing yourself, then you become more whole, saner, and with more powers. See Mammal Brain

They are the natural urges in you that have only been slightly broken in, or socialised, so we may feel them as urges that may react against what we ask of them. A horse for instance is broken in, or socialised, when it is young, as we are.  For we are ourselves largely a mammal and this part of us still has to be cared for. A horse for instance is exactly as we are when first born. But if we are caring for our inner mare – a horse – we must still make sure it has proper food, exercise and rest, as well as an expression for its herd instinct and desire to reproduce. Please see Programmed

So the mare in your dream can sometimes be about being a mother and giving birth.

 Example: I dreamt two great wolf like dogs were on a headland. They had to be killed for some reason. I shot them. They seemed to take a long time to die and I felt compassion for them. Now horses seemed to be lying with them. The death struggles became the horses – mares – struggles to give birth. I saw the vagina parted to show a head. Birth would follow. Nathan.

Nathan explored his dream and had the following intuitive response to it as if someone was explaining it to him: “When you were trying to murder the lower forces in yourself they would not die, they only thresh about. Try the bringing of life to them. The bringing of love is represented by your desire not to have them suffer. Great love turns the destructiveness of the lower forces into creativeness. The gun was the destructiveness of the fears and angers in you turned against yourself. The love redeemed this power, directing it in a new way. Love enables new life to emerge from the whole. The new life promises strength where there was only fear. When you love yourself, you lift parts of your being into new life.”

 Example: I saw a beautiful dappled grey mare. It was exquisitely shaped, and had the look of great sensitivity and intelligence. Its front left leg had been snapped off below the knee in a recent accident. I went out and called it gently. As I laid my hands on it the mare quietened and lay its head against me in obvious relief to be near someone in its pain. It so needed contact it put its injured leg around my shoulder, pulling me closer as a woman might who needed to be held and loved. I felt great contact and love for the creature. In waking I felt it wanted me to make love to it.

Such an exquisitely beautiful dream shows you are a person who has created or crafted your own mental and emotional clarity. The lovely horse is in fact your own natural feelings, your own emotional responses. They have been hurt in some way connected with love, and you are managing to care for this pain in yourself, but there is a longing in you for the physical tenderness of a woman.

Becoming a mare: This is a very primal and important dream. It shows how much you have integrated the mammal into your conscious self. It brings great power and wonder to you.

When this happens you are one the ancestor of the tribe and the clan, your family. Therefore you have become more than human and have begun to see Life, as most people are blind to.


Useful Questions and Hints:

What did you feel about or in connection with the mare?

Did you feel any connection or links with it?

Can you imagine yourself as the mare?

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