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Natural Sponge

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As riders and online shoppers, we know it can be tough to buy a new bridle or pair of boots without trying them on. That's why we moved the fitting room to your living room (or barn)! From breeches to blankets, if you or your horse can try it on, you can return it, free! Just use the pre-paid return label included in your order within 60 days from the purchase date. And of course, please make sure the item is in like-new condition with original packaging (we said 'fitting room', not 'war room'!).

Natural “wool” (no relation to actual sheep) sponges are the elite of the natural sponge world with unsurpassed absorption, softness and durability. They hold water extremely well and can be used for all washing and cleaning purposes but most importantly they are more pliable and easier to use on detailed tasks like tack cleaning than the common natural “grass” sponge.

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    Natural Sponge is rated 4.7576 out of 5 by 33.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Durable I LOVE these sponges. Smaller than expected but the price/size comparison is similar to the Sponge Docks in FL where I used to pick up my natural sponges. Wouldn't use any other sponge for bathing...they are wonderful. Have not used them on tack yet. If you take care of them properly they last forever!
    Date published: 2014-04-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's worth it! This was a splurge for me, but now that I've used it, it seems like a necessity. It is a great help in washing my horse, better than a bath scrubber, wash cloth, my hand. Xlnt quality, I think it will last a long time, since it's a real sea sponge.
    Date published: 2013-12-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this sponge It's well worth the price because of the way it feels, works and lasts. Sometimes there's just nothing like the real thing!
    Date published: 2013-09-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Absorbent Great sponge, very absorbent, easy to rinse, would love to have one slightly bigger for the body
    Date published: 2013-07-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm impressed!! I honestly didn't know how a sponge could be worth $14, but I am amazed! So absorbent and sturdy! Easily washed out, and looks brand new again. I may buy the smaller tack sized one as well!
    Date published: 2013-07-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Natural Sponge - face and Body Great product! I would highly recommend this over any other sponge. This is wonderful for giving your horse a nice cooling sponge, getting off the grunge and just generally for any use you would use a sponge for. A must have for all equines and their people.
    Date published: 2013-06-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from luxury sponge half of me wants to kick myself for spending this much on a tack sponge, but the other half loves cleaning tack with this wonderful sponge that retains water, cleans well, and makes the tedious chore downright luxurious.
    Date published: 2013-02-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from natural sponge I love the performance of natural sponges. I've occasionally bought the synthetic type because they're cheaper and readily available but I always regret the decision and come back to the natural ones. They hold water better than the synthetics and their nubby texture is great for scrubbing. I bought the large size which is perfect for bathing. The price is a bit high but I haven't seen them cheaper elsewhere.
    Date published: 2012-08-20
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