National Day of the Horse is December 13 and recognized by USA Congress to honor horses in American History. Today we are honoring horse and eyewear in American History. One of the most famous horses we know of course of course is Mr. Ed, who did wear eyeglasses in several episodes.
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Horse have played a part in eyewear history too:

Horse Eyewear by Pierre Eyewear
Horse Eyewear by Pierre Eyewear
Horse Eyewear by Anna Karlson
Horse Eyewear by Anna Karin Karlsson

Who wouldn’t want a Pony? Sunwear that is!

Pony Eyewear by Sretsis
Pony Eyewear by Sretsis

Mercura is known for their fanciful frames and horses have been featured on runways and eyewear forever!

Mercura NYC
Mercura NYC

Oliver Goldsmith, celebrity optician to princes, kings and queens came up with their version, probably for the races at Ascot.

Vintage Horse Eyewear by Oliver Goldsmith
Vintage Horse Eyewear by Oliver Goldsmith

Horses on Encore Vision eyewear reflect the importance of horses to Native Americans.

Native Pride by Encore Vision
Native Pride by Encore Vision

True Religion from Revolution Eyewear, horse shoes.. an American pastime.

True Religion Horseshoe Sunglasses
True Religion Horseshoe Sunglasses

From Kroops Eyewear: The temple bars are styled after the muscular legs of a thoroughbred. Made from a two-tone, brown / green acetate with a diamond jockey silks pattern etched on the inside. A Signature hinge decor and horseshoe tips adorn each temple

 

Kroops Eyewear
Kroops Eyewear

Lets not forget the Rodeo, cowboys and Bronc.. immortalized in Reata Ranchwear Sunwear.

Bronco Eyewear, by Reata Ranchwear.com
Bronco Eyewear, by Reata Ranchwear.com

Again, Mercura, shows off the racing steed in a fancy chained sunglass.

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Mercura NYC

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