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EPONA

Picture of the Celtic Horse Goddess EPONA from our Celtic mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Celtic Horse Goddess

Horse Goddess of Mares, Gallops and Fertility

As a protector of horses, EPONA was held in high esteem by all Gauls, and even the visiting Romans thought it best to offer her lumps of sugar now and again.

She rides side-saddle so is a bit behind in the equestrian department. In fact there are those who believe EPONA is actually the pony, and the woman rider is just someone she is giving a lift to.

EPONA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : EPONA
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Horses
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 13065

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Article last updated on 01 November 2013 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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