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    06-26-2011, 07:50 PM
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Foal
Question Keeping your sweaty tack clean throughout summer.

Do you have any tips/tricks for keeping your sweaty and smelly saddle pads, boots, polo wraps, girths and so on clean and fresh durring these summer months? Beyond the garden hose and my mother's washer (only when she feels generous and I've scrubbed the horse hair out to her satisfaction) I am at a loss as to keeping everything less gross.

Thanks for any replies!
     
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    06-26-2011, 07:52 PM
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Yearling
Subscribing! I have a wicked time trying to get the gunk off of the noseband of Jesse's bridle from the sweat/dirt combination.
     
    06-26-2011, 07:58 PM
  #3
Trained
Well only thing I know for material sweaty horse equipment, is a good hosing down and on the clothesline, sorry, ecodryer as we call them now.
     
    06-26-2011, 08:09 PM
  #4
Foal
Arksly, I always get so frustrated when you can't get grime and yucky stuff out of horsey things!

And that's okay waresbear :) I always hang dry my horsey equipment.
     
    06-26-2011, 08:43 PM
  #5
Showing
I keep more than one of everything. That way, I can swap out cinches and saddle pads every few days to clean the dirty ones.

My other answer? A pressure washer. I am just using the nozzle I use for bathing the horses right now but I am going to get one of these someday. No need for a compressor, just hooks right to your hose.
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