You’d get confused over here then KT – over here ‘winkers’ would be used to mean blinkers! Blinkers have all sorts of names – blinds, cups, descending to the slang descriptions such as Ray-Bans, winkers (a shortened version of ‘willy-winkers’).
Visors – blinkers with a hole in the cup
Blinkers with one cup covered over
Eye shields – what the rest of the world call pacifiers
Cheek Pieces – sheepskin down the cheek pieces of the bridle
Hood – which cover the ears
In America they don’t understand the concept of visors and just call