This rugged Competition cinch has a durable nylon spine and a body of WoolBack, 100% machine washable Virgin Wool. Woolback has a resilient 1" pile that offers excellent pressure and absorbs moistur, rapidly wicking it away from the horse's skin. The stainless steel buckle is durable. For maintenance between ride, simply hose off and hang to dry. To was, wrap the roller buckles in clot, machine wash gentl, tumble dry low. Made in the USA.