Saddle Soaps Laredo TX

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Saddle Soaps. You will find informative articles about Saddle Soaps, including "Saddle Cleaning Tips". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Laredo, TX that can help answer your questions about Saddle Soaps.

Top Dog Grooming
(956) 725-3647
1601 Cortez ST
Laredo, TX
Professional Grooming in Laredo, TX out of my home. Dog owner and lover operated business. Call for your appointment.

Laredo Animal Protective Society
(956) 724-8364
2500 Gonzalez St
Laredo, TX
Gonzalez Pet Grooming
(956) 568-0677
2620 N Arkansas Ave
Laredo, TX
Animal Care Clinic
(956) 722-3333
2406 Clark Blvd
Laredo, TX
Pet Set Bath & Grooming
(956) 723-7085
1603 Calle Del Norte
Laredo, TX
Alma's Pet Care
(956) 726-0464
2204 N Seymour Ave
Laredo, TX
Dog House Pet Grooming
(956) 712-9370
1516 Clark Blvd
Laredo, TX
Beauty Bath And Dip Dog Grooming
(956) 723-7040
2103 Guadalupe St
Laredo, TX
Ceci's Pet Grooming & Supplies
(956) 724-7364
3904 Salinas Ave
Laredo, TX
Pet-Set Bath & Grooming
(956) 723-7085
1603 Calle Del Norte Ste 101
Laredo, TX

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from WesternHorseman.com