Saddle Soaps Mount Vernon WA

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Skagit Pet Nanny
(360) 770-1453
Mount Vernon, WA
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(360) 387-7627
1903 elhardt st
Camano Island, WA

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(360) 424-7101
2201 Contintental Place
Mount Vernon, WA
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(360) 757-3270
9570 Old Highway 99 North Rd
Burlington, WA

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(360) 652-4199
6302 Happy Hollow Rd
Stanwood, WA

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(360) 679-3378
Oak Harbor, WA
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Lickety Clips Grooming
(360) 424-2036
2130 E. Parkway Dr.
Mount Vernon, WA
Owned and operated by Nancy Thomas Certified groomer, catering to all of your pets grooming needs. Graduate of Mission Ridge Pet Styling Academy. Providing an in home friendly comfortable grooming experience. We groom your pet how you want it groomed. Easy access off of Riverside Dr. Great discounts for seniors, veterans, military and multi pet families. Vet recommended, Member of the Mt. Vernon Chamber of Commerce
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Vet Referred

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(360) 682-5210
1419 North View Rd
Oak Harbor, WA
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(360) 293-2194
2720 Commercial Ave
Anacortes, WA

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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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