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    02-13-2012, 08:14 PM
Question How to get my pad white again? Please help.

Hey guys, I'm not sure if this has been asked before. But I have a fleece shaped pad and although I've tried washing it with bleach, it still doesn't come out white. I really want to avoid getting a new one because it's hard to find one that fits my saddle properly. Any advice or tip is greatly appreciated!!
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    02-13-2012, 11:01 PM
I washed the fleece cover to my barn owners gel pad last week, it was nearly black it was so dirty. What I did was wash it in the tub(at work) with whitening dog shampoo(I used bio-groom brand since I don't like it for the dogs lol). Before I washed it with the shampoo I rinsed off most of the dirt, then I washed it twice with the dog shampoo. After that I put it in the washing machine with detergent and bleach. It wasn't brilliant white, but considering how dirty it was I think I did a pretty darn good job! I imagine if the pad wasn't so dirty it would have looked like new.

ETA:if you do use dog shampoo, make sure you rinse it really well before putting it on the washing machine or you will have massive bubble overload lol
    02-13-2012, 11:09 PM
If you bleached it and it still didn't come out bright white, it probably won't. Just like white clothes, after awhile, they are done. I have black wool shaped pads for schooling and the white ones for showing only. Those remain bright white with a bit of rinsing as they only used on freshly bathed horses.

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