Meanings – horse and rider, movement, progress, teamwork, partnership, trust, loyalty
Interpretations – the rune of friendship and the close spiritual connection between them, similar to a horse and its rider. The shape symbolizes a horse which was considered a sacred animal. Ehwaz represents synergy, teamwork, harmony, and determination. You can accomplish any goal with ease when coordinating with the right people. It can also represent movement or travel, either physically or spiritually.
Ehwaz is a rune of passage, of transition and movement: location changes, relocation, new attitudes or new life. This rune also represents movement, such as improving a situation. This rune is combined with gradual development and continuous progress, even slow growth of some changes and transformations. Conversely, a movement that seems to block. Make sure that what you do – or do not do – happens at the right time. There are no missed opportunities, we only need to recognize that not all opportunities are intended for us.
If reversed – if you’ve been struggling to determine if you should trust someone, this may confirm your suspicions and distrust. On the other hand, it can also be asking you to evaluate yourself and look at the picture as a whole. For example, have you held back due to prior incidents when someone let you down or hurt your heart? Depending on the context, it can also be asking you to avoid travel or making you aware your trip may have frustrations or challenges.
Inscriptions – safe journey, harmony in partnership or marriage, can bring about abrupt change