I went to Tractor Supply to see if they had the leather conditioner I had bought on line so I could condition my Allegany Saddle again. The saddle is getting broke in so I wanted to give it another go with the conditioning. Soft saddles are a nice thing to ride in! My knee likes an easy to turn stirrup.
I couldn't find the conditioner I had bought before but Luxol had one that wasn't supposed to darken the leather so I picked that up. I saw the Dobbin Treats on sale for $6 and I was going to grab one of those when I saw a huge #20 bag of Dobbin Treats for $14.99 instead of the $6 for about 3.5 lbs so I scooped up the bag.
I texted a pic of it to Kellie and she said to watch that it didn't get bugs in it. I went out to the barn and got the old Dobbin's bucket and filled it up and filled up a fondant bucket I had out there. That took up quiet a bit of them. I took some to the boys and Sarge was thrilled to get a treat. Biscuit stayed in the center of the pasture -hahahhaha I think he was for sure the trailer was somewhere and his butt was being hauled to ride!! I went out there and checked his bobo which is healed and gave him some treats. I have a huge bucket at home that I am going to put the rest of the treats in so it keeps bugs out. I might freeze them.
I came home and took my saddle out of the Brenderup after removing the hairy girth. I got my stepping stool and a rag and got after it. I sprayed the saddle in sections and rubbed the conditioner in. I moved the stirrups and oiled the ties and the girth straps. My saddle is clean as it can be and the straps and tie strings are soft!