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Cullum's Heavenly Hounds Dog Grooming
(661) 805-1235
11512 Traviso Ave
Bakersfield, CA
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Clean Paws
(661) 834-4946
800 S H St
Bakersfield, CA

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Sudzy Paws Pet Grooming
(661) 322-7297
222 Bernard St
Bakersfield, CA

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Marauder Grooming
(661) 831-7387
604 Prosser Ave
Bakersfield, CA

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PetSmart
(661) 834-1044
4100 MING AV
BAKERSFIELD, CA

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Biscuit Boutique Doggy Spa LLC
(661) 321-9602
1617 19th St
Bakersfield, CA
 
Terry's Dog Grooming
(661) 831-8744
1101 S H St
Bakersfield, CA

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Moondoggies Pet Salon & Day Sp
(661) 832-2200
5129 Ming Ave
Bakersfield, CA

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Vip Grooming
(661) 322-5258
4300 Easton Dr # 19
Bakersfield, CA

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G & J Grooming
(661) 836-2694
3409 Wilson Rd
Bakersfield, 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."

Materials:

Saddle soap
Bucket of warm water
Nylon-bristle brush
Sponge
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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