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The Creepy Horse Head Mask By Accoutrements Meme

Updated on November 29, 2015

The Famous Creepy Horse Head Mask Meme

The Accoutrement Horse Head mask continues its reign of creepdom. This is an investigation into why there is so much interest in the Creepy Accoutrements Horse Head Mask. It had appeared that the internet searches for the horse head mask peeked in October of "2012", but indications now are that it's on a new trend upward.

If the current projections are any indication and this iconic mask continues its current trajectory upward, we very well could see interest and searches double by October of "2013". No guarantees that we'll be able isolate the exact reason for this memes comeback, but I'm sure we'll find some interesting information along the way.

If you're over thirty and just now hearing about the Accoutrements Horse Head Mask, don't feel alone. The only reason I know about it is because I frequent Amazon's top product searches and after, month after month, of seeing it at the top of the list I just couldn't take it anymore. I had to find out- What's up with this?

It's been said that the meme originated with a Japanese Anime depicting a pervert who would wear a horse mask while chasing young girls with a hairbrush, or when a man from Aberdeen after being photographed by a Google Earth vehicle, while wearing a horse mask became known as "Horse Boy", and then there is the disturbing photograph of a fisherman who (while on the high seas) dons a horse head mask and holds up a scared cat for a photo op. You really have to see it to understand it, citations to follow.

Image Credit: amazon.com - Horse mask and Smoking jacket Sold Separately

Creepy Horse Head Mask

For more information including current pricing and availability follow the link or double click the photo. Image Credit: Amazon

If The Mask Alone Doesn't Creep You Out - How About This?

Photo Credit and Info from :  http://imgur.com/czjCVpk
Photo Credit and Info from : http://imgur.com/czjCVpk

Research For This Lens Came From The Following

BBC News: Mystery surrounds 'horse-boy' on Google Street View*a
BBC News: Mystery surrounds 'horse-boy' on Google Street View*a

New Trending Information For The Horse Head Mask

On February 24th 2013 I worked it up on Google trends and had some interesting findings. Although the horse head mask was trending upwards and reaching previous numbers in North America, The UK, and in Australia. The rest of the world has really given it little attention.

Although searches for the horse head are still strong in the UK, they are about half what they were at their peak, but trending upwards and if the graphs which are showing the same patterns found in Australia and North America are an indication, we’ll soon see the horse head mask at an all time high for searches in the UK as well.

In North America we searches fo rhte horse head mask trending up and almost at an all time high. The U.S. is showing concentrated searches in California, Texas Florida, Michigan and many of the North East states. Not yet mentioned the highest surge of upward traffic is coming from the state of Illinois.

In Canada the majority of interest is originating from the Provence of Ontario. Australia is showing the strongest rebirth of interest in searches for the horse head mask.

Overall the graphs for the areas mentioned are following similar patterns and all moving upward, which should indicate a revitalization of the horse head phenomenon we experienced through last year.

Single Horse For Valentine's Day

According to the Author of this video:

Published on Feb 15, 2013

horse did not have a valentine, but it is okay because horse is a strong independent horse who don't need no other horse

also horse used to know this dance well but horse forgot most of it so horse is sorry that horse's dancing is not as good as it could be

horse hopes you can forgive horse

- Well horse, here's to better times for Valentines Day "2014" and beyond -

From The Anime: "Full Metal Panic" - A scene of the Pony Guy

Whoa! This is kinda of creepy, but that's Anime, I guess. Even though It's animated, it's still pretty disturbing for some for us to watch this clip. Kind of makes you wonder what else are kids are watching these days?

Accoutrements Smoking Jacket with Scarf

You'll be the hippest horse in town wearing this vintage style smoking jacket and ascot. I don't want ot start rumors, but I hear they're starting to call you "Hugh Horsener"

The manufacturer says: This Smoking jacket goes great with all our animal masks, especially the Horse mask...

"MASK NOT INCLUDED"

For more information including current pricing and availability follow the link or double click the photo. Image Credit: Amazon

Horse Head Mask At Amazon

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What's Your Take On All This Talk About Wearing A Horse Head Mask?

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    • Larry Rankin profile image

      Larry Rankin 2 years ago from Oklahoma

      Very creepy costume.

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      brownee lm 5 years ago

      This lens was so random, and I love it!!!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I would definitely say that it's kind of creepy. Reminds me of the Godfather.

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      Kathy McGraw 5 years ago from California

      I don't know about that horse head....but I do like the smoking jacket to go with it :)

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      stylishimo1 5 years ago

      Eeek, I like horses but that mask has the look of a horse in anguish. And (unfortunately for me) I think I know what horse boy in Scotland on Google Earth was up to, but I can't say cos it's rude.... (I know because co-incidently I watched a documentory last night which had people wearing animal masks and meeting up outside...in public....etc)

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      GreenMind 5 years ago from USA

      This is the kind of lens that gives us all hope for Squidoo.

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      These things are pretty creepy, but I do enjoy a good meme - thanks for sharing!

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      Bob Zau 5 years ago

      @FanfrelucheHubs: lol, great idea!

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      Nathalie Roy 5 years ago from France (Canadian expat)

      Nice costume. Splatter some ketchup on this horse head mask and you are good enough for a Godfather staging

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      CatJGB 5 years ago

      That pig face one is even worse!

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      Alessandro Zamboni 5 years ago from Italy

      I always asked to myself where the people got this mask, and finally I discovered it :)

      Thanks so much!

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      horsemaskeva 5 years ago

      the horse head mask is interesting

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      Bob Zau 5 years ago

      True, it's a little "creepy", but for some reason, ever since my wife made me get rid of my clowns wig, I've wanted to own one. Won't she be surprised?

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