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    09-12-2011, 01:25 PM
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Foal
Washing pads

Anyone got any good tricks or ideas on washing saddle pads . Its been warm here so he's sweating more than normal..my pad stinks like something dead. Lol just wanted to know if any body could tell me a good way to wash it

Thanks
Ava and Diablo
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    09-12-2011, 01:29 PM
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Started
I usually brush any hair off and then stick it in the washing machine, then let it hang to dry.
     
    09-12-2011, 01:30 PM
  #3
Showing
I take mine once a week to our local laundromat. They have the oversized industrial washers so I can do several at a time. I use Dreft laundry soap, it's the stuff made for babies. I let them hang on my deck railing to dry.
     
    09-12-2011, 01:36 PM
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Foal
Ok I thought bout the laundry mat too. Thanks
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    09-12-2011, 01:42 PM
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Trained
If it's just a work pad, I wash it in the machine & hang it out, sun kills the bacteria, because I suspect that is what is giving your pad that "fragrant" aroma. For a show pad, especially a wool one, I hand soak it, brush it out, rinse thoroughly & hang to dry. It retains it's new fluffy look, machine washing makes it look worn.
     
    09-12-2011, 01:44 PM
  #6
Showing
^Great point waresbear, didn't think to differentiate. I do my working pads that way. My wool top blankets & show pads go to the dry cleaners.
     
    09-12-2011, 01:50 PM
  #7
Banned
Western pad or English pad?

I toss all my English pads right into the washing machine. They come out quite nice. I usually hang to dry out on the fence.
     
    09-12-2011, 01:58 PM
  #8
Foal
My pads (english) just go right in the washer, and then hang to dry. I put one in the dryer once, and turns out it wasn't completely clean because the entire inside of the dryer was brown. I got into a little trouble with the BF for that one XD
     
    09-12-2011, 03:50 PM
  #9
Green Broke
I don't like to use my home washer for saddle pads (they don't fit in very well and tend to come out only partially clean), so I used to beg my trainer to throw my pad in with hers when she did a load

My barn just installed a washer/dryer, though, so now I can wash them there.

The local laundromat apparently had problems with people putting hairy saddle pads in the machines and now prohibit using their machines for horsey things

I just wash them in the washer like I would anything else and then hang dry.
     
    09-12-2011, 03:54 PM
  #10
Foal
Just a western work pad. We work on a rancg. So he's under it all day thanks foe the ideas!
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