Is your saddle sparkling-clean? Take our quiz to test your knowledge!
Where should you spray any leather dressings?
To your sponge
Directly to the saddle
To your pony
How should you apply saddle soap?
With a wet sponge
With a dry sponge
With your hands
Where should you pay particular attention to when wiping your saddle clean?
The seat of the saddle
The stirrup irons
Where sweat and horse hair gather
What do you need to remember to check carefully when cleaning your saddle?
Stitching on stirrup leathers and the girth
The buckle guards
How should you fasten your girth?
Just to the front strap – you don’t need the other buckle
To both the back straps
To the front, independent strap and one of the back straps
What are safety stirrups sometimes called?
Where should you store your tack?
In a dry place
In a damp place
In a hot place
How should you clean stirrup irons?
You don’t need to clean them
With a bucket of warm water
With saddle soap
How should you store your saddle?
Outside in the rain
On your horse
On a saddle horse and covered with your saddle cloth to keep off dust
How well did you do?
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