Saddle Soaps Kingsport TN

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Pampered Pup Grooming Salon
(423) 239-5915
3315 Roller Drive
Kingsport, TN
Pampered Pup Grooming Salon offers dog and cat grooming for pets of all shapes and sizes.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred

(423) 343-0107
2003 N Eastman Rd Ste 40
Kingsport, TN
(423) 343-0107

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Church Hill Pet Hospital
(423) 378-4443
3407 Memorial Blvd
Kingsport, TN
Colonial Heights Animal Hospital
(423) 239-5116
209 Colonial Heights Rd
Kingsport, TN
The Groomers Corner
(423) 357-2525
170 B South Central Avenue
Church Hill, TN
Bring your loving companion to our top notch pet spa and salon, where your first visit will not be your last! Highly skilled professional groomers will offer gentle loving care to your special child! By appointment only.
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Hand Stripping Services, Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services

Dogwood Tree
(423) 247-7721
660 W. Center St.
Kingsport, TN
Cherry Point Animal Hospital
(423) 279-9996
101 Island Rd
Kingsport, TN
Best Friends
(423) 245-3199
3405 Memorial Blvd
Kingsport, TN
Puppy Love Pet Grooming
(423) 247-3647
100 Brookfield Dr
Kingsport, TN
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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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