Saddle Soaps Middleton WI
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, Errand Service, House Sitting, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Grooming, Daily Dog Walks
Pet Sitters International
Full-service spa operated by 17 year career stylist, Chris Sertzel. Certified Canine Massage Therapist and pet stylist. Open every day except Weds., 8 am to 6 pm. Quiet, clean spa atmosphere and gentle, knowledgeable care given to every pet. Geriatric, fearful and grooming aggressive pets are especially welcome. Senior and emergency service person discounts given.
Offering cuts to owners specification, paw treatments, skin and coat treatments and exfoliating facials by a skilled groomer who loves loves loves dogs!
Mount Horeb, WI
Cindy Schriber owner/groomer is a grooming school graduate, specializing in all breed dog & cat grooming. Every pet comes in at a scheduled appointment time and TLC and one on one attention is given thereafter. Quality shampoos and conditioners used, medicated shampoo is also available at no extra charge. Nice modern shop that is open and clean. Open Monday-Saturday.
Saddle Cleaning Tips
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...