Saddle Soaps Apple Valley CA

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Perky Pooch
(760) 243-6979
14444 California Avenue Suite #E
Victorville, CA
We are a full service salon offering dog and Cat grooming by professional and experienced groomers. We love all sizes large and small. They are all treated as part of our family. Many of our clients can't wait to get into the door for their monthly/weekly grooming, we make it a good experience for all young and old. After all it is their day at the spa and they deserve to be pampered with all the love they can get.

Just Browsing Pet Boutique & Paws Spa
(909) 337-5162
28200 Hwy 189 #K-105
Lake Arrowhead, CA
A full service grooming spa for dogs and cats. Your pet is pampered by our professional groomers while receiving expert grooming services. Spa services include a massaging bath/shampoo and conditioner, nail trim, ears cleaned, hair/fur trim styling when needed. Tuesday - Saturday

(760) 240-9492
22265 US Hwy 18
Apple Valley, CA
J & J Tail Waggers Mobile All Breed Grooming SVC
(760) 240-5354
15251 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA
Beggin 4 More Pet Salon
(760) 240-7100
13692 Apple Valley Rd
Apple Valley, CA
Lauren England's Grooming
(909) 337-5077
27219C State Hwy 189
Blue Jay, CA
One on one pet grooming. No caging. By apppointment only. Open 7 days a week. Multiple dogs are switched out when one is done, I call within 5 minutes of being done and switch out dogs.

(760) 240-8119

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Molly Precious Paws Boutique
(760) 247-2476
18838 US Highway 18 Ste 18
Apple Valley, CA
Waggin Tails
(760) 242-5828
17846 US Hwy 18
Apple Valley, CA

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(760) 242-5400
18107 Hwy 18
Apple Valley, CA
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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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