Dryness/bleaching on inside of boots...help?

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Dryness/bleaching on inside of boots...help?

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    07-29-2013, 03:16 PM
Question Dryness/bleaching on inside of boots...help?

My field boots are a few years old (I think 5 or 6 now) and I've noticed dry spots on the inside of them where it made contact with the saddle and the horse. I'm sure doing bareback classes on a sweaty horse didn't help!
It looks like they are just dirty, but it doesn't come out with cleaning. When I polish them, they look great, but when the oil dries a bit more they appear again.

While you can't see them while I'm riding, it bothers me! And when I do showmanship classes, it looks like they're dirty.

Any advice? I have neatsfoot oil and mink oil on hand.

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    07-29-2013, 06:09 PM
If polishing your boots isn't getting you the results you want, you might want to re-dye your boots. I had that professionally done to a pair of boots and they came back looking brand new.

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