Originally Posted by horsezrule
So should you do a thorough clean after each ride or just a quick wiping it over?
You SHOULD do a thorough clean like Speedracer says. If you've got the time, it'll give your tack it's best chance of a long and trouble-free life and be more comfortable for the horse.
But when you're juggling family, job and life as well as horse that's often not possible. You just try to get as close to ideal as you can