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Why does my English saddle have white spots??

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        10-15-2013, 10:32 AM
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    Foal
    Why does my English saddle have white spots??

    I recently cleaned my English saddle and in a few days it started to get white spots on it as well as dry spots. I don't know what is going on. I have the spray on soap, and I use conditioner. Don't know what is happening.
         
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        10-15-2013, 10:59 AM
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    Is it kept somewhere damp? I don't use any conditioners or spray soaps just traditional saddle soap (and Kochocaline if old leather which is dry and hard).
         
        10-15-2013, 11:08 AM
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    Green Broke
    It might be mold.
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        10-15-2013, 11:10 AM
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    It might be mold.
    Yes, that is what I wondered
         
        10-15-2013, 12:19 PM
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    Started
    Mold was my first thought as well.
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        10-15-2013, 12:55 PM
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    Trained
    Probably mold, means too much moisture in the leather. Try to keep it indoors & stop conditioning it for a while. Just wipe it down with a soft cloth.
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        10-31-2013, 01:38 AM
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    Foal
    Or, depending, it could just be soap residue (:
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        10-31-2013, 11:21 AM
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    Showing
    One time I used a saddle soap out of a spray bomb. It came out as a white foam but as I worked it in with a damps sponge the white disappeared. The next morning, to my horror the entire saddle was white. I gave it a wipe with a damp cloth, with a lot of rinsing and wringing and the leather returned to it's natural color.
         
        10-31-2013, 02:45 PM
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    Foal
    If it looks like mold or mildew, wiping the saddle down with some vinegar and warm water will stop it from coming back.
         

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