The better you care for your saddle, the longer it will last. This is a simple fact of horse life. Like most tasks related to caring for your horse, there are no shortcuts when it comes to caring for your saddle; however, you can make this job easier and more time-efficient. Here are tips for routine saddle care, plus step-by-step instructions for thoroughly cleaning your western saddle.
**For the full article, pick up the May 2007 issue of HORSE ILLUSTRATED.**