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    12-11-2013, 10:19 PM
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Hello all!!! I have a horse show this weekend and need to wash my synthetic fleece girth. How should I do this? Thanks and Happy Holidays!
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    12-11-2013, 10:26 PM
I throw them in the washing machine on gentle cycle and go light on the soap. If you think your horse(s) might be sensitive to detergent, you could rinse twice.
    12-12-2013, 11:11 AM
Wash in the washer, no agitator machine {front load} is best. Use miminal soap...
If you have to use a agitator style machine, gentle cycle so as not to wring the thing to death.

Hang to dry in the sunshine....no dryer.
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    12-12-2013, 06:22 PM
Thanks guys!!!
    12-12-2013, 07:20 PM
I'm not allowed to wash horse stuff in our washer, so I would probably scrub it with a curry comb or other stiff type brush in a warm bucket of mildly soapy water, then rinse very very thoroughly and hang to dry. You might want to dry the metal parts of the girth if it's a rust-prone metal.

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