Epona: Goddess of Horses, Travelers & Dreams

The Broom Closet

Celtic Goddess Epona and her white mare bring dreams to you.  She helps manifest the dreams if you allow her to accompany you on your path.

The maiden Goddess Epona is usually portrayed as riding a white mare side-saddle, sometimes with a foal, or standing while surrounded by horses.  Her symbol is the Cornucopia (horn of plenty) which suggests that she may have been honored as a fertility goddess, although she is most commonly known as a goddess of horses and travel.  She fed her beloved horses from her cornucopia filled with corn and apples, symbolic of mother-love and abundance.

From the Iron Age, the Celtic goddess’ faith spread across the whole of ancient Europe, eventually being embraced by the Romans and to a certain extent, Christianity.  Epona had a shrine in almost every stable of the Roman empire – in fact, she was the only Celtic goddess to be…

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