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    05-12-2011, 06:30 PM
  #1
Trained
Blanket Washing

Just curious. Is there a special detergent you're supposed to use for washing horse blankets? I read something about standard detergents taking off water proofing. If so, anyone know of a good detergent?
     
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    05-12-2011, 06:34 PM
  #2
Green Broke
I bought detergent specifically for washing blankets, but I forget the name of it and can't find it on the website of where I bought it!
     
    05-12-2011, 06:39 PM
  #3
Showing
I use Woolite or the detergent made for babies, I can't think of the name of it.
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    05-12-2011, 06:41 PM
  #4
Green Broke
Dreft?
     
    05-12-2011, 08:04 PM
  #5
Showing
Sorry it took so long to get back, yes that's it!
     
    05-12-2011, 11:38 PM
  #6
Foal
Sstack.com has great rug wash for water proof blankets. Gets the smell out and gets them really clean. They also have a spray for re-proofing that puts the water proofing back on.
     
    05-13-2011, 12:24 AM
  #7
Banned
I don't use detergent when I wash em. I take them to the car wash and spray the hell out of them and then turn them inside out and hang them for a few days. My boy has sensitive skin so I always worry about reactions.
     
    05-13-2011, 11:38 AM
  #8
Showing
^I have a sensitive one too corinowalk, I used to go to the car wash. I use the Dreft and he has no problem with it. The old lady at our laundromat gives me dirty looks everytime I come in with a cart full of horse blankets & pads....they have mega sized industrials so she has to live with it!
     
    05-13-2011, 01:01 PM
  #9
Banned
I just use 'free and clear' laundry soap in my washing machine.
     
    05-13-2011, 01:03 PM
  #10
Trained
I do the same thing as Always.
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