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Nikwax® Equestrian Range

Recommended Aftercare for all your Footwear, Clothing & Equipment

Nikwax® products are Easier to use, SAFER to use and keep you & your horse DRIER

All Nikwax® products are easy to use, either in the washing machine or with handy applicators. Being WaterBased, Nikwax active ingredients are drawn along the same paths as water, targeting areas of leakage and water-absorption. WaterBased applications can be used on wet or dry materials, so you can treat your jacket or boots whilst still damp. Much more convenient and effective than solvent-based products which require a dry surface to work.

Nikwax® WaterBased products are environmentally friendly and contain no harmful solvents or propellants which contribute to global warming or ozone depletion. Nikwax® has never tested products on animals. We have no reports of our products causing skin irritations (human or equine!)

Nikwax® WaterBased products are up to 5 times more concentrated than solvent-based liquid products. They are more cost effective and require less frequent applications. 25 years of research & development has gone into making Nikwax® products the best at keeping you and your horse drier.

Treatments for Leather Tack & Footwear
1. Leather Cleaner removes stubborn dirt and grease from all leather items. Won't leave residues that spoil waterproofing or attract dirt. Easy to use foaming formula.
2. Footwear Cleaning Gel is ideal for all types of footwear. Cleans without removing waterproofing. Convenient size and handy foam applicator.

1. Leather Restorer is a WaterBased emulsion which conditions and re-proofs all full grain leather items.
2. It maintains and restores suppleness without oversoftening. Ideal for breaking in new leather or
reviving dried out or brittle leather. Larger size & spray applicator means better value for money.
3. Leather Waterproofing is for waterproofing full grain leather. Convenient size and handy foam applicator.
4. Suede Proof is a WaterBased product which provides optimum levels of waterproofing with minimal cosmetic changes.
5. Nikwax® Waterproofing Wax - a non-softening paste wax for waterproofing full grain leather. Apply to DRY leather.
6. Conditioner for Leather - a handy sized conditioning & reproofing for all full grain leather.

Treatments for Clothing
Our WaterBased non-detergent liquid soaps are biodegradable, remove dirt and detergent residue, whilst leaving the water-repellency intact. Normal detergents degrade both the original water-repellency and any reproofing subsequently applied.

1. Loft Tech Wash can be used for breathable clothing, fleeces and quilted jackets.
2. Loft Down Wash is ideal for cleaning down filled jackets.

1. Wash-In TX.Direct is a WaterBased product for reproofing breathable membrane garments. Easily applied in a washing machine, it applies a thin, invisible but very durable coating onto every fibre.
2. Spray-On TX.Direct is ideal for garments with wicking linings and items that shouldn't be machine washed.
3. TX.10 Polarproof® is a wash-in WaterBased treatment for fleece and synthetic insulated clothing. Treated items dry very fast, won't have their breathability impaired and insulate substantially better in all conditions.
4. GloveProof - an easily applied WaterBased proofing, formulated to enhance grip in wet conditions. Suitable for all leather and fabric & leather combination gloves.
5. Colour Wax is a WaterBased spray-on reproofer and colour restorer for waxed cotton which makes it look and feel like new. Simple and quick spray application with no need to apply heat to the fabric. In brown, green, blue & black.
6. Non Tack Wax for 'traditional' reproofing of waxed cotton clothing. It is an exceptionally durable and flexible proofing that dries to a 'non tack' finish, so unlike traditional waxes it won't come off onto clothes or car seats.

Treatments for Horse Rugs
1. Loft Rug Wash is a non-detergent soap for cleaning both synthetic & canvas horse rugs.

Nikwax® rug proofing products coat the individual fibres of the rug with highly durable, water-repellent molecules, leaving gaps between fibres that allow sweat to escape from inside.

2. Canvas RugProof is a WaterBased product for reproofing all cotton or canvas horse rugs.
3. Synthetic RugProof is a WaterBased product for reproofing all types of synthetic horse rugs.

Phone Nikwax® for a catalogue on 01892 786400
Nikwax Ltd, Unit F, Durgates, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 6DF, UK.


Since its formation in 1977, Nikwax Limited, one of the world's leading waterproofing companies, has supplied products to sport, leisure and outdoor markets, including associations, organisations and enthusiasts worldwide.

Founded by outdoor enthusiast Nick Brown, who set out to find an effective waterproofing product, the company is highly regarded for its first waterproofing wax used for leather. Today celebrating its Silver Jubilee, Nikwax has become a global player offering a wide product range and a customer base across a broad spectrum of different market sectors, supplying many manufacturing companies and also retailers in the sectors of activity and outdoor footwear, clothing and equipment. The company has successfully diversified into other product areas such as motorcycling leather protection solutions, which are increasingly being adopted by motorcycle clothing manufacturers.

Nikwax's waterproofing and fabric solutions are an industry standard for maintaining cloth performance and durability in even the most extreme weather conditions. High levels of investment in research and development (R&D) has resulted in a wide range of new product areas based on the ethos of EASIER (easy to use and apply), SAFER (non-toxic and environmentally safe) and DRIER (improved performance and durability). Just some of the recent innovations include softening solutions for increasing suppleness of leather, spray on waterproofing for non-breathable fabrics, liquid softeners and also conditioners. Other examples include the technically unique wash-in waterproofing products for outdoor fabrics, non-detergent soap (which cleans fabrics without deteriorating breathability) and proofing for combined footwear made from fabric, leather, nubuck or even suede. Nikwax led the way with the development of WaterBased products for reproofing breathable fabrics such as Gore-Tex , Sympatex , TransActive and eVENT , wash-in proofing for man-made or natural fibres and WaterBased cleaning for all outdoor footwear.

A British company, Nikwax Limited has gained a remarkable turnover and continued to enjoy growth even through the 'foot and mouth' epidemic, which severely affected the UK outdoor leisure industry as a whole. Exporting accounts for 62% of its turnover, supplying some of the world's leading outdoor manufacturing companies. To support its customer base the company has established a valuable and highly supportive network of distributors in 38 countries.

The success of the Nikwax group has been recognised by two Queen's Awards for Export Achievement. More recently its products were selected as Millennium Products in a UK initiative to promote innovation through new products and services created in Britain for the third millennium.

With a dedicated manufacturing plant and core team of specialists located at the company's head office in Wadhurst, East Sussex (UK) and additional research and testing facilities based in Cumbria, manufacturers with a need to waterproof at source can be assured any Nikwax solution will maintain the manufacturer's standards and guarantees, without the need for harmful solutions to the environment or to people.

Nikwax is an environmentally conscious and responsible company devoted to the development of easy to use, environmentally safe and effective products. Forming an integral part of Nikwax's business strategy, it ensures all aspects of its operation have the least harmful effect on the environment. This even includes non-aerosol application, no chlorinated solvents or propellant gases and no harmful substances such as fluorocarbons in its products. The company is fully aware of environmental legislation and ensures regulatory requirements are met and where feasible, improved upon. Nikwax carries out periodic audits of compliance and when appropriate, introduces remedial measures, ensuring all employees in the course of their duties, act in accordance with the environmental standards.

Nikwax also makes a positive environmental contribution in the local community by encouraging open communication, general environmental awareness and the promotion of community projects.

Nikwax Limited - making it easier and safer to stay dry in the outdoors.


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