Saddle Soaps Ceres CA

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J V'S Grooming
(209) 537-5596
2445 E Whitmore Ave
Ceres, CA
Hot Dogz Grooming Salon And Self Wash
(209) 537-2251
2600 Mitchell Rd
Ceres, CA
Ceres Vet Clinic
(209) 538-1911
3018 E Whitmore Ave
Ceres, CA
Genett's Mobile Grooming
(209) 603-7058
2420 River Rd
Modesto, CA
Dee's All Breed Grooming
(209) 523-9427
2112 College Ave
Modesto, CA
Hot Dogz Grooming Salon And Self Wash
(209) 537-2251
2600 Mitchell Rd # J
Ceres, CA

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Deann'S Pet Salon
(209) 581-0899
2600 Mitchell Rd
Ceres, CA
From Wags To Whiskers Pet Salon
(209) 556-9247
3052 5th St
Ceres, CA
(209) 574-0441

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Pet City Grooming
(209) 551-8010
2307 Oakdale Rd Ste 505
Modesto, 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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