To dream of riding (or sitting on) a horse foretells a coming rise in your status. You might become more popular, win a contest, or get a promotion at work. However, if you were thrown (or fell off) the horse, you will have to cope with a rival who is out to foil your plans.
If you dreamed of having any difficulties with the horse’s saddle, pay more careful attention to your personal affairs. Some change to your current plans might work in your favor.... My Dream Interpretation
The act of riding a horse may represent moving forward with your personal power to your destination. It may comment on being valiant or on taking the hero or heroine’s journey to spintual fulfillment. Riding as a passenger in a car may mention that you are allowing others to control the direction of your life. Riding in the back of a pickup truck may point to being taken for a ride or taken away from your own will.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Riding on a Horse: you are too vain and ambitious. Riding a Donkey: yon are making fim of others unfairly. Riding on a Camel: you are pursuing your goals with patience and poise. Riding on an Elephant: you can look forward to a pleasant adventure. Riding on a Cow: you don’t quite know where you want to go or what you want to do.
Depth Psychology: Riding might indicate your sexual desires, or a conscious effort to guide and control those desires.... Dreamers Dictionary
A dream of riding is considered unlucky. Sometimes associated with illness such as seasickness, the result of motion. All dreams of riding, flying, and climbing are rated as a desire for mating, the natural instinct of the sexes, however, they can be translated as motivation dreams that lead to companionship or a union of minds toward one purpose.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
Surfing may be the next best thing to walking on water, and surfing a giant wave may comment on riding the curl of a great creative wave, which may result in a great deal of productivity. Surfing may comment on hew competent you feel or point to some forward-moving energy that cOuld carry your idea a long way. Each wave you surf represents a new manifestation of your creativity or a new opportunity. ... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams of surfing the ocean waves can represent oneness with nature and your ability to ride the ebbs and flows of life with mastery and grace. Dreams of web surfing represent exploration and a desire for information, answers, solutions and mental stimulation. Channel surfing can be an expression of insatiability. See Ocean and World Wide Web.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Being carried away by emotions (Water), being transported by and giving in to the existing Rhythm. See Sailboat. Here the power of the Winds, as well as the intellect, is used for moving forward. This is also often an expression of fear about going under, in the sense that the Head would be submerged under Water (similar to fear of emotional chaos, as in Swamp). This is also a sexual and virility symbol (“Surfers do it standing up”). See Captain, Admiral.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To dream of waves, is a sign that you hold some vital step in contemplation, which will evolve much knowledge if the waves are clear; but you will make a fatal error if you see them muddy or lashed by a storm. See Ocean and Sea.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The waves in dreams may represent emotional fluctuations.
If you are currently experiencing a period of tranquillity and peace, you may be dreaming about calm waters and gentle ocean waves. This dream suggests that you may be gathering energy and recharging emotionally. However, more commonly people dream of violent and dangerous tidal waves. Tidal waves or tsunamis suggest a period of emotional upheaval. Anxiety, stress, and unconscious materials may be coming to the surface and affecting your daily moods. Giant tidal waves may symbolize current emotional unhappiness and psychological stress, which are threatening to destroy you.
The outcome of this dream may reveal how much strength you have to “ride out” personal storms.
For example, surviving the tidal wave suggests that you have enough strength to overcome challenges and drowning that you may be “in it over your head” and should seek assistance.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
When dreaming of waves, notice the type of wave. Calm, clear waves indicate inner peace of mind. You are in touch with your emotions and are stable. Calm waves may also foreshadow upcoming decisions in your waking life. Crashing waves, especially when heard, indicates your sexual nature and your need to be loving and tender with your significant other. Violent, unclear waves imply you have made a poor choice regarding an important matter. Finally, if you are caught in an undertow or tidal wave, you have been holding yourself back. Something in your waking life has brought unshed tears to your eyes, what is it?... Dream Symbols and Analysis