Originally Posted by Saddlebag
If I think a saddle needs oil, I will wait 7 days and clean it again. It may just need moisture. If I then decide to oil, I'll do it while the leather is still damp. I warm the oil and apply it with a 2" paint brush. It gets into tight spaces and is a very quick way to apply the oil. Leave it 24 hours and any oil that remains on the surface, just use a bare hand and wipe it around. If a western saddle do not oil the strings if the leather is the reddish latigo. They are already tanned differently for exposure to rain and sweat.
Thanks for the great tip! Posted via Mobile Device