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        11-04-2011, 11:59 PM
    Interesting. That will save money on the soap part then too. And you said you saw this work first hand. I might have to pick this product up. Does it give the leather a sheen?
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        11-05-2011, 12:01 AM
    Now if only I can find it on the internet since dover doesnt seem to know what I am talking about when I search on their page.
        11-05-2011, 12:04 AM
    Yep. The guy worked a bit into the bridle he was working on (they make their own bridles there). It didn't really change the appearance of the leather (at least not that I could tell), other than to make it more supple.

    The only place I've found it in my area was at that one tack shop. But, that's not saying much, since I live in a tiny town. Lol
        11-05-2011, 12:09 AM
    I will try googling it tomorrow when I am not doing fifty things at once. Haha I just got a new bridle too that could use some softening even though it is pretty soft already. I just wanna keep my saddle "healthy" so to say.
        11-05-2011, 12:12 AM
    I need to use it on my bridle, my reins (they aren't stiff, but they are starting to split...the previous owners apparently didn't take very good care of them), and the flaps on my saddle. Lol
        11-05-2011, 12:17 AM
    Basically my leather just needs to take a bath in it! Haha I wonder how it works on cracked heels. Hmmm?!?!
        11-05-2011, 12:28 AM
    I clean the surface dirt off with a wet washcloth, then let it dry. Then I use Lexol, or sometimes Passier Lederbalsam. I don't do it often, but my saddles are stored inside the house.
        11-05-2011, 01:56 AM
    I try to wipe my saddle off after every use even if its just with a dry cloth just to get the dust off of it from the ring
        11-05-2011, 03:26 AM
    My preference for engish saddles is glycerin saddle soap. Using a damp/wet cellulose (not foam) sponge rub onto the glycerin until you can see it on the sponge and wipe onto the saddle. Don't have the sponge dripping wet. This will do an area the size of the seat. Rinse your sponge and add more soap and keep going. Then rinse in clear running water, squeeze and wipe to remove soap and dirt. Lots of rinsing. Allow to dry then buff with a soft cloth. You have not only cleaned the leather but added moisture as well. English saddles are tanned differently from western and seldom require oiling.
        11-05-2011, 07:45 PM
    I'm a fan of Horseman's One Step. It conditions & cleans at the same time, so it's a lot faster than soaping the saddle & then conditioning it with 2 different products. You just apply it with a slightly damp sponge, then wipe the saddle down with a soft cloth afterwards.

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