The Golden Horse [金马奔腾，马到功成]
Horse is the symbol of energy and vitality in Ancient China.Horse signifes perseverance, self-improvement and constant movements towards a goal, a charging and progressive driving force in life. The spirit of a horse is somewhat a reflection of the Chinese nation war days, undeterred by danger, with plentiful optimism to overcome any obstacles in life. According to the legend, King Mu of Zhou (976-922 BC) had eight horses, and can be seen riding them often in his travels around the world. Each of his eight horses had a special ability that had helped him scaled greater heights during his reign. Kim Il Tae has painted the golden horses’ elegant liveliness and high spiritedness in such a realistic and delicate way that highlighted the horse’s noble character. Let the spirits of these horses lead us into pursuing our goal no matter what may stand in our way.