Lately there are a lot of people looking for quilt horse patterns. I found some for you.
This is a pp pattern from the head of a horse:
This one is a horse an a sleigh:
http://www.sewmanyhorses.com/ for fun
This has 11 patterns, most applique
And look here at the stained glass quilt on the right, you can easely copycat this:
This one had two applique patterns, scroll dowm and go to animal applique, it's the first.