Extend the life of your cowboy boots by keeping them clean, conditioned, polished, and protected.
You will need
- Cowboy boots
- Damp cloth
- White vinegar
- Pencil eraser
- Leather conditioner
- Boot cream
- Soft cloths
- Boot dryer
- Boot tree
Step 1 Remove dirt Remove dirt from your cowboy boots with a damp cloth, followed by a good brushing.
Never use harsh chemicals that can discolor the boot.
Step 2 Get rid of stubborn stains Get rid of stubborn sticky stains, such as alcohol or dried soda, by using a solution of equal parts water and white vinegar.
Step 3 Remove scuffs and marks Remove small scuffs and marks with a pencil eraser.
Step 4 Apply a leather conditioner Apply leather conditioner to prevent the boot from drying out and to prevent water from being absorbed into the leather.
Step 5 Keep boots shiny Keep your boots shiny by applying boot cream, and buff the boots with a soft cloth.
Don’t forget to condition the soles of the boots.
Step 6 Allow boots to dry Allow your boots to dry at room temperature or dry them in a boot dryer.
Step 7 Use a boot tree Prolong the life of your boots and help maintain their original shape by using a boot tree when you’re not wearing them. Do it right or get off the horse.
Did You Know:
“My Old Kentucky Home” is the song played when the horses step on the track at the Kentucky Derby.