Originally Posted by jody111
Iride - I don't think she means rough - just the underside which is a bit of a different texture to the outside :)
Oh, yes, you are right.
I'd never use something rough on them! It's just feels different on touch.
Folks, I used lots of saddle soap + conditioner today, and put the english one (which IS stiff) in oil for couple hours. Will check later today how they'll all look and feel!