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(409) 740-2547
2001 61st St
Galveston, TX

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(409) 740-2547
6608 Stewart Rd
Galveston, TX
 
Joyce's Grooming Dog Groomg
(409) 762-6385
2101 Avenue K
Galveston, TX
 
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(409) 621-4400
1906 23rd St
Galveston, TX
 
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(409) 945-0171
2117 18th Ave N
Texas City, TX
 
Cristel-Labomme
(409) 744-5355
2108 61st
Galveston, TX
 
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(409) 740-2547
2001 61st St
Galveston, TX
 
Pampered Paws Pet Grooming
(409) 795-8040
Located In Texas City
Galveston, TX
 
Jackie'S Dog Grooming
(409) 945-4292
1110 34th St N
Texas City, TX
 
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(409) 945-6958
1810 25th Ave N
Texas City, TX
 
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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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