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Fins & Critters Pet Shop
(580) 353-5942
2014 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
 
Pat's Pet Wash
(580) 248-2727
914 Sw Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK
 
Park Avenue Pet Salon
(580) 581-0144
1103 Sw Park Ave
Lawton, OK
 
Meadow Wood Animal Hospital - Gore Boulevard
(580) 713-0719
4105 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
 
Gene's K-9 Grooming
(580) 355-3900
1625 Nw Cache Rd
Lawton, OK
 
Midtown Animal Hospital
(580) 353-3438
1101 Sw Park Ave
Lawton, OK
 
Red Roof Dog Grooming
(580) 357-9663
1109 Sw F Ave
Lawton, OK
 
Jeannine's Professional Grooming Parlor
(580) 353-2067
1906 Nw Lawton Ave
Lawton, OK
 
Dirty Paws Grooming Shop
(580) 355-7447
4403 1/2 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
 
Just 4 K-9's & Kitty 2 Inc
(580) 536-5505
1302 Nw 47th St
Lawton, OK
 

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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