Aceite de Pata - specific Tack oil

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by Lol20bec, May 30, 2013.

  1. Lol20bec New Member


    Does anyone know the name in english for the product coloquially known as "aceite de pata"?
    To be more specific, it is an oil made of cow hoof that is greatly used among polo grooms in Argentina to moisturize tack.

    Thank you for your help.
  2. abb1025

    abb1025 Senior Member

    English USA
    I think it is neat's-foot oil: neat's–foot oil

    noun \ˈnēts-ˌfu̇t-\

    : a pale yellow fatty oil made especially from the bones of cattle and used chiefly as a leather dressing
    Last edited: May 30, 2013
  3. Lol20bec New Member

    Thank you very very much! That has to be it!

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