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PETCO Corp
(208) 525-6166
2375 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Fisher Kinley Grooming
(208) 529-0091
875 10th St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Pet Styling Salon
(208) 523-6641
445 W 17th St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Top Dog Grooming
(208) 524-9053
1775 Avalon St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Country Corner Self-Service Pet Wash
(208) 523-3772
3460 E 1st St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
PetSmart
(208) 542-9636
2410 S. 25TH E.
IDAHO FALLS, ID

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Kinley Fisher Grooming
(208) 529-0091
3120 S Woodruff Ave
Idaho Falls, ID

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Statistica Incorporated
(208) 529-0091
855 N Capital Ave
Idaho Falls, ID

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Bo-Lay Grooming
(208) 529-3240
1064 Kearney St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Pretty Pets Grooming
(208) 524-6685
250 Cleveland St Ste A
Idaho Falls, ID
 
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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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