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Saddle Soaps Muskogee OK

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Northside Veterinary Clinic
(918) 683-4921
1924 N 11th St
Muskogee, OK
 
Honor Hts Veterinary Clinic
(918) 682-6666
4011 W Okmulgee St
Muskogee, OK
 
Los Dios Animal Hospital
(918) 682-7351
1022 N York
Muskogee, OK
 
Pet Parlor
(918) 683-9354
1301 N York St
Muskogee, OK
 
Noah'S Ark
(918) 682-7351
1022 N York
Muskogee, OK
 
Fire Plug
(918) 683-2558
1989 S 70th St W
Muskogee, OK
 
Petco
(918) 686-6374
938 W Shawnee St
Muskogee, OK
 
Doggy Wash
(918) 686-9274
1202 E Okmulgee
Muskogee, OK
 
Groomingdale'S
(918) 682-1300
2220 Jefferson St
Muskogee, OK
 
Dogs Day Out Grooming
(918) 682-3836
1316 N York St
Muskogee, 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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