saddle cleaning

How to Oil a Saddle   CLEANING:      Start with wiping down the saddle. If you do it daily this will not only keep your tack cleaner, it will also alert you to any problems, like loose stitching or wear. Girth billets and the stitching that holds them to the nylon webbing are very important to check regularly. Saddles should be cleaned thoroughly every month with wiping and spot cleaning in between. Make sure you use a high quality soap that is meant for leather and saddles. Follow all of the saddle manufacturer's and the soaps instructions. The biggest mistake is allowing the leather to be...
  Saddle Care and Maintenance   Purchasing a saddle is a major investment. Learning how to take proper care of your new saddle will help you make the most of your new purchase for years to come.   How to Care for a Leather Saddle   In order to care for your leather saddle properly, you will need to purchase cleaning products that are especially designed for use on leather, such as saddle soap and leather conditioner.   Clean your saddle by applying a small amount of saddle soap onto a damp rag or cloth and then rubbing it gently onto the leather to remove any dirt on the saddle. Allow the...