Originally Posted by ponyjocky
corinowalk: yes! I have bought cheap cardboard like bridles at tack sales for maybe $5, left them in oil for a day and then had a very nice schooling bridle the next.
ponyjocky, I'm afraid your definition of "nice" can be very different from mine. Even if you going to soak the whole bridle in oil for week it won't change the quality of the leather (been there done that).