Saddle Soaps Apache Junction AZ

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Cynthia Hannah Professional Pet Sitter
(480) 988-2755
Apache Junction, AZ
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Rena Hardman, Certified Master Groomer
(602) 577-5370
6740 E. University Drive
Mesa, AZ
My name is Rena Hardman and I am an Certified Master Groomer with the International Professional Groomers, Inc. You can find me grooming in Mesa, Arizona. I am available for grooming Tuesday through Saturday. I love grooming both dogs and cats. Give me a call and I'll show you why grooming by a certified master groomer is better than all the rest!

Animal Clipper
(480) 830-2040
1140 North Higley Road
Mesa, AZ
A full service pet salon, providing gentle professional pet grooming services with hand finish scissor work by experienced groomers for all breeds of dogs and cats. Bows, bandanas & colognes included. Walk-in nail clipping & griding avialable.

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(480) 982-0260
1000 W Apache Trl Ste 126
Apache Junction, AZ

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(480) 984-1212
9933 E Main St Apt A
Mesa, AZ

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Apache Tails Pet Salon
(480) 671-7099
1075 E. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ
All breed pet grooming, cats too! Full service salon with specialty baths, conditioners and scissor finish haircuts.

Main Street Grooming
(480) 325-2759
6350 E Main Street
Mesa, AZ
Tired of leaving your pet at the groomers all day? Our full service salon offers grooming by appointment.Owner Karen Shellberg has over 25 years experience. All grooming includes nail trimming ,bath with premium shampoo appropriate for your dogs coat,anal glands expressed,ears cleaned and remoisterizer. hours are Monday thru Saturday by appointment

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(480) 545-1302
522 N. Gilbert Rd #102
Gilbert, AZ
Gilbert location, kind and caring experienced groomers make this a happy and efficient place to get your pet groomed. Full line of medicated shampoos, "comfort" mats and other products to keep your pet safe, and healthy. Vet recomended. Our business was built by referral!

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Saddle Cleaning Tips

"Proper cleaning is perhaps the most neglected and misunderstood part of taking care of leather goods," he says. "It's also one of the most important things you can do to extend the life of your saddle. This process should take you about 30 minutes if you complete it on a regular basis, perhaps once yearly depending on frequency of use and the saddle's overall condition."


Saddle soap
Bucket of warm water
Nylon-bristle brush
Leather conditioner - oil- or wax-based product
Soft rag or scrap of sheepskin (available from a local saddlemaker)

Saddle-Cleaning Steps:

1. Using saddle soap, water and nylon brush, clean the saddle with just enough pressure to work up a lather on the leather. Remember to thoroughly clean areas that directly touch the horse (fenders, stirrup leathers, billets, latigos and back cinch).

2. With the sponge and water, flush clean the areas you've lathered. This process removes surface dirt and opens the leather's pores, which releases dirt that's penetrated the leather.

"Don't be afraid to use lots of water in this step," Schwarz offers. "It won't hurt the leather as long as it's allowed to dry immediately."

3. Allow the leather to dry completely.

4. Apply leather conditioner. Use a scrap of sheepskin if it's an oil-based product or your hands for a wax-based conditioner. Pay close attention to areas that contact the horse.

If the leather is particularly dry (evidenced by stiffness), use 100-percent neatsfoot oil...

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