Saddle Soaps Chattanooga TN

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HoofBeats Horse Sitting Service, LLC
(423) 718-9684
Signal Mountain, TN
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming
Membership Organizations
Pet Sitters International

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Bark Avenue Pet Spa and Grooming
(423) 553-1977
8126 East Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN
Upscale modern pet spa providing excellent pet styling, massages, aromatherapy and more in a very clean environment. Our stylists are caring and loving individuals with the utmost knowledge of how to take care of your loving pet. Vet recommended!
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services

Riverview Animal Hospital
(423) 822-5653
1306 Dorchester Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Pick Of The Litter Grooming Salon
(423) 320-9140
2415 Dayton Blvd
Chattanooga, TN
Kim'S All Breed Grooming
(423) 875-4956
4406 1/2 Dayton Blvd
Chattanooga, TN
Professional Kennel LLC
(706) 866-8228
1813 Old LaFayette Road
Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Our salon/kennel has been serving the NGA area since 1970. We offer a full service professional salon and outstanding pet boarding. Open Mon 9am to noon 2pm to 6pm. Tues 9 am to noon 2pm to 5pm, Thurs 9am to noon 2pm to 6pm, Fri 9am to noon 2pm to 6pm, Sat 9am to noon 2pm to 3pm. Office Closed WED/SUN We provide 24 hrs supervision.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred

(423) 756-8515
103 Frazier Ave
Chattanooga, TN

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Ashland Terrace Animal Hospital
(423) 815-9929
907 Ashland Terrace Road
Chattanooga, TN
House Of Pets Grooming
(423) 875-8086
4105 Dayton Blvd Ste C
Chattanooga, TN
Doggie Styles Pet Grooming LLC
(706) 858-5909
805 McFarland Ave
Rossville, GA

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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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