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post #11 of 13 Old 06-27-2012, 11:36 PM
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If you have leathers, condition the bejeezus out of them before & after, maybe try not to wet that part of the pad if you can. Or try that spray on rug spot remover foam, and try it that way.
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post #12 of 13 Old 06-27-2012, 11:46 PM Thread Starter
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Well I've done the washing at this point, using the high pressure setting on the showerhead. Drying it it the issue now :p I need to dry it as fast as possible. And thanks a ton everyone, it seems that the most common way is to just hose it down, which worked out :)
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post #13 of 13 Old 06-28-2012, 10:25 PM
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My saddle pads usually dry fine outside in the sunshine just in one day. I hang them over something upside down so they sort of drip dry. I have one just like yours. If you ever have a lot of horse hair caked in one I usually dampen them a bit, then lay them flat on the floor and go at them with a rubber horse curry (rubber not metal!). It pulls most of the hair out pretty well then I hang them over something sturdy like a fence and hose them with high pressure nozzle until they rinse clear.
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