The Horseshoe spread, or the V shaped spread or the semi-circle spread, entails the use of only 7 cards. Each card is represented as follows:
1st card seeker’s past
2nd card seeker’s present
3rd card main influences in seeker’s life
4th card main obstacles to overcome
5th card hopes and fears that the seeker must consider
6th card best course of action to take
7th card the likely outcome of the seeker’s quest.