Any equestrian rider knows that saddle soap is a handy way to keep leather saddles and gear clean. The cleansing powers of the soap are meant to remove grime and dirt from the material without damaging it. This product also works quite well with cleaning and protecting leather footwear in the same fashion. FN selected some of our favorite saddle soaps to buy. Available as both a paste and a spray, these soaps work to bring your leather boots and shoes back to like-new condition.
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1. Fiebing's Saddle Soap
The soap comes in paste form; it cleans leather and lubricates its fibers to prevent brittleness.
Pros: This product comes in sizes ranging from a 3.5-ounce container up to a 5-pound tub for bulk use. It helps leather maintain suppleness and strength after use.
Cons: May darken leather.
2. Kiwi Saddle Soap
The soap features a traditional blend of ingredients formulated with quality wax for added protection.
Pros: This 3.13-ounce container provides a long-lasting waxy product to clean and preserve all your leather boots. It helps condition the material while removing grime and stains.
Cons: The product may dry up if not properly sealed.
3. Farnam Leather Saddle Soap
The soap comes in either 16-ounce or 32-ounce spray bottles filled with liquid glycerin saddle soap.
Pros: This spray bottle makes cleaning leather shoes a breeze with its no-fuss nozzle that helps distribute saddle soap with little effort required.
Cons: the bottles may leak.