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post #1 of 8 Old 08-01-2012, 08:02 PM Thread Starter
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cleaning Halters!

my dad got me a bunch from going on a business trip from a garage sale and he bought a dozen plus we have a dozen more that could use a good wash, I was wondering how? I could have a ton more as I like halters... and have about 40ish for my three horses... and thought I could clean some up and maybe give some away :) but I don't know how to clean them.

So how do you clean halters?
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post #2 of 8 Old 08-01-2012, 08:07 PM
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I clean mine in a bucket with Dawn dishsoap. Then I will soak them with some Fabric Softener if they are stiff to soften them back up.
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post #3 of 8 Old 08-01-2012, 08:17 PM
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Dishwasher. Works like a charm.
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post #4 of 8 Old 08-01-2012, 08:27 PM
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Pressure washer..

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post #5 of 8 Old 08-01-2012, 08:33 PM
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Nylon/web halters or leather? I'm assuming nylon. You can tie them up inside a pillow case and run them through a washing machine (I prefer to use the large industrial machines at the laundromat over my home machine)
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post #6 of 8 Old 08-01-2012, 08:56 PM
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I tie them in a sack and throw them in the washer. Sometimes I just throw them in the washer as is.
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post #7 of 8 Old 08-01-2012, 09:01 PM Thread Starter
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mom would kill me she just got new washer and dryer last year and wont put anything horse in the!
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post #8 of 8 Old 08-01-2012, 09:03 PM
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Im glad someone asked this question. Im going to try the dishwasher......
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