Originally Posted by 4hoofbeat
dont use neatsfoot oil. ( I think that's how it's spelled.. ) it breaks down the stiching.
100% neatsfoot doesn't and anyway these days the stitching is more likely to have nylon in it so doesn't break down..
But even with the older stuff, I have a bridle that I bought 30 years ago, and it was old then, I oil it reguarly and it hasn't lost a stitch so far.