In your stand mixer cream the sugar and butter on low-speed till well combined.
Now add the eggs and the molasses,mix until well combined.
Now sift the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
Add your dry ingredients to the butter mixture. Combine using a wooden spoon or other strong utensil.
Now take your dough and wrap it in plastic wrap. Stick it in the fridge for about an hour.
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
Line your cookie sheets with parchment paper, this stuff rocks for cookies.
Let the dough sit at room temperature for about 15 to 30 minutes, it should be pliable and easy to manipulate.
Grab about 1/4 of your dough and roll onto a floured board. It should be about 1/8 inch thick. Now press your horse cookie cutter into the dough. Transfer the cutout to the cookie sheets, and repeat.
You can reuse scraps. Waste not, want not!
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, till golden. Transfer to your wire racks to let cool.
Once cool get your creativity going and make fun stuff on the cookies. Hope you are better at it than I am.
Allow icing to dry.
Serve with a big old "I love horses" smile.
*you can use a straw to cut out a hole at the top of each cookie, then tie a ribbon to them and hang them on your tree*