Joanne is our neighbor. She is a very talented horse trainer and she is turning 30 this week, so I thought...HORSE COOKIES would be great for her Birthday, realizing I don't have any cutter that would be fit for the theme.:-( I saw the horse head cutter at the market few weeks ago...Do I wish I bought it ? Yes I do.
I hand cut all these, using templates. You can find a detailed tutorial on how to make quick and easy plastic cookie templates here.
Both horses that Joanne owns are gray-white color, she also likes purple, so I decided to use these colors for the cookies, I used royal icing that I tinted gray, purple, black and I also used white.
I also made horse shoes, and a horse saddle that sadly I forgot to ice. Can you believe that !!!
All the buckles on the horses are painted with luster dust as well as the mane.
The most commonly used lucky charm in North America is the horse shoe so I decided to add a name to it wishing Joanne all the luck there is.
Have a great Birthday Joanne.