Tacante recipes for a spotless saddle cloth!

Designed as an eco-friendly product, Tacante easy-care saddle cloth is meant to last. The Coolmax textile which is not abrasive retains very limited amount of horsehair. Thanks to the flexibility of the fabrics it is possible to load several saddle clothes at the same time in your washing machine.

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Tacante saddle cloth is machine-washable on a 30°C synthetics programme with a spin speed of up to 1400rpm using a soft non-toxic and biodegradable fabric detergent, certified with a European eco-label preferably, and no fabric softener.


As it is breathable the saddle cloth dries quickly in the open air.

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Do not tumble-dry your Tacante saddle cloth as you will burn the fibers.

Up-keeping – daily for fussy riders!

Shake, brush, remove stains…. Tacante illustrates how to prolong the lifespan of your Tacante saddle cloth.

1. Note

tapis_de_selle_Tacante_salesYou have used your Tacante saddle cloth several times, it is time to clean it in order to optimise its breathability and the comfort of your horse.

2. Get ready

matériel_tuto_entretien_quotidien_TacanteYou will need:
– A rubber brush
– A household soap (Savon de Marseille)
– A soft non-toxic biodegradable fabric detergent certified by a European eco-label

3. Shake

Secouer_tapis_de_selle_TacanteTo start with, you will need to shake firmly your Tacante saddle cloth outdoors to remove a maximum of horsehair and dust.

4. Brush

brosser_tapis_de_selle_TacanteUsing a rubber brush with soft bristles remove the remaining horsehair. Beware, a hard brush or dandy brush will damage the fibres of your Tacante saddle cloth

5. Scrub

frotter_tapis_de_selle_TacanteScrub the stains with a damp household soap (Savon de Marseille). For greasy stains don’t wet the fabric as they will become embedded. In this case opt for the “strong-arm” tactics – instructions below. ⬇.

6. Wash

laver_tapis_de_selle_TacanteFinally, load your Tacante saddle cloth in the washing machine as per the instructions above. You can even mix colours!

7. Dry

tapis_de_selle_Tacante_propreAnd here is your Tacante saddle cloth as new and nearly dry. Hang on a line in the open air to dry.

Strong-arm care – for procrastinators

Get rid of shoe-polish and greasy stains with efficient and eco-friendly products.

1.Get ready

ingrédients_gommage_TacanteIt is possible that shoe-polish or other stains might have become embedded in your Tacante saddle cloth. To get rid of them get hold of Terre de Sommières (powdered clay), lemon and salt.

2. Sprinkle

terre_de_sommière_tapis_de_selle_TacanteTo absorb greasy stains sprinkle your Tacante saddle cloth with Terre de Sommières (powdered clay). Leave for a couple of hours minimum.

3. Squeeze

citron_TacanteIf you notice that some of the stains haven’t gone squeeze a lemon – organic preferably – directly on the stains….

4. Rub

sel_Tacante… and rub, gently to avoid damaging the fibres, with coarse salt until the stain reduces.

5. Wash

laver_tapis_de_selle_TacanteFinally load your Tacante saddle cloth in the washing machine as per the instructions above. You can even mix colours!

6. Dry

tapis_de_selle_Tacante_propreAnd here is your Tacante saddle cloth as new and nearly dry. Hang on a line in the open air to dry.

And now, your turn!

To place your Tacante saddle cloth properly on the back of your horse, click here.

CUSTOMISE YOUR TACANTE SADDLE CLOTH!

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