Originally posted by Umbrae
Five Card Horseshoe
1. Recent Past
3. The Unexpected
4. Near Future
5. Further Future
(Near future = 2 weeks, Further 4-6 weeks)
This is my horseshoe too and but I always now lay two cards in each position, because it gives me a clearer reading.
Also, if occasion demands, I exchange 4. Near future for Advice, and 5. Further Future for Outcome, but only occasionally.
This is the spread I always start with to get a good 'feel' of the situation.