In Gaul we find a horse-goddess, Epona; there are also traces of a horse-god, Rudiobus.
EPONA, a goddess of horses, asses and mules, worshipped by the Romans, though of foreign, probably Gallic, origin.
In the countries in which the worship of Epona was said to have had its origin it was a common belief that certain beings were in the habit of casting a spell over stables during the night.
ior, Gothic aihos, aihous (?), Old Irish ech, Old Cambrian and Gaelic ep (as in Epona, the horse goddess), Lat.
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