Saddle Soaps Edinburg TX
Fina'S Poodle Salon
3820 S US Highway 281
Edinburg Mcallen Animal Svcs Pc
3620 W Freddy Gonzalez Dr
Four Paws Animal Hospital
Perfect Paws Pet Salon
6100 N 10th St
North 10Th Street Animal Hospital
6001 N 10th St
1104 W Freddy Gonzalez Dr
Ware Road Animal Hospital
Ware Rd 6 Mile Line
Chicky'S Pet Salon
2607 W Freddy Gonzalez Dr
7600 N 10TH ST
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Matus Pet Grooming & Bathing
7408 S Cage Blvd
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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."
Bucket of warm water
Leather conditioner - oil- or wax-based product
Soft rag or scrap of sheepskin (available from a local saddlemaker)
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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