Saddle Soaps Mcallen TX

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Royalty Pet Grooming Salon
(956) 682-3525
1104 Upas Ave
Mcallen, TX
Fifi'S Pet Salon
(956) 664-9003
1221 N Main St
Mcallen, TX
Bubbles Dog Grooming
(956) 213-8141
2528 Pecan Blvd
Mcallen, TX
North 10Th Street Animal Hospital
(956) 278-0969
6001 N 10th St
Mcallen, TX
Matus Pet Grooming & Bathing
(956) 702-5044
7408 S Cage Blvd
Pharr, TX
Fifi's Pet Salon
(956) 664-9003
1221 N Main St
McAllen, TX

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Perfect Paws Pet Salon
(956) 668-7297
3000 N 10th St
Mcallen, TX
(956) 618-2203

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Pretty Paws
(956) 787-9090
1014 S Cage Blvd
Pharr, TX
(956) 686-9037
7600 N 10TH ST

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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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