Tack cleaning in the Winter is somewhat dependent on your tack cleaning from the Summer and Fall. If you've done a recent overhaul and it is very clean and conditioned and sealed, then a simple wipe-down will do it.
If, however, you're like the rest of us, there's a bit of residue and the tack is on its way to being either 1) sticky, and/or 2) soggy. Well here's a trick ...
Many of you have endured my lecture on sock selection - especially for tall boots. And I bet -- if you've heeded my advice -- you now agree.
Take note the next time you wear some wild print that resembles a knee-hi stocking -- yes, that smell is from your socks! Having performance socks are not just more comfortable, it's better for your foot and your boots.