I bought a new english saddle. The color is newmarket.
I just oiled the outer part of the flaps.
It darkened which I expected. Although I didn't expect it to be so dark.
You can see the brush strokes...
Will those go away?
And will it lighten up a bit?
I was told not to oil the seat or the padded part of the flap. Now my saddle is two-toned.
I'm freaking out, my previous saddle was black. I didn't have to worry about darkening then.
Help!!! Am I overreacting?