Saddle Soaps Carson City NV

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Lone Mountain Veterinary Hospital
(775) 434-8979
780 E College Pkwy
Carson City, NV
Puppy Love Pet Grooming
(775) 885-7879
4750 Highway 50 E
Carson City, NV
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(775) 443-6883
2601 E Fifth St
Carson City, NV
Carson Grooming
(775) 883-1848
510 Stafford Way Ste E2
Carson City, NV
Bowzer's Boutique Pet Shop
(775) 883-9729
101 Hot Springs Rd Ste 2b
Carson City, NV
(775) 267-2826
911 Topsy Ln Ste 108
Carson City, NV
A Pawsitive Image
(775) 883-4600
559 S Saliman Rd Ste 105
Carson City, NV
A B C Spay Clinic Of Carson
(775) 882-5006
4750 US Highway 50 E
Carson City, NV
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1801 US Highway 50 E
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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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