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ABC Grooming Center
(607) 259-1855
2109 Grand Central Ave
Horseheads, NY
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PetSmart
(607) 739-7980
1450 County Route 64
Horseheads, NY

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Valley View Kennels
(607) 734-8160
320 Crane Rd
Elmira, NY

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ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL
(845) 757-3038
Tivoli, NY
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Canine & Company, Inc.
(716) 681-0063
Depew, NY
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Pet Sitters International

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Town & Country Kennels
(607) 733-1773
2016 Lake Rd
Elmira, NY

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Brenda's Pet Salon
(607) 739-5515
8 Hanover Sq
Horseheads, NY

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Metro Pets
(917) 282-4665
New York, NY
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Pet Sitters International

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(718) 237-0298
Brooklyn, NY
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Little Dipper Dog Walking & Spa Services
(718) 559-8444
Brooklyn, NY
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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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