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Happy Tails Pet Grooming
(785) 823-3830
2120 Wesley St
Salina, KS
 
Weckel Pet Care
(785) 825-7387
929 Elmhurst Blvd
Salina, KS
 
Aurand Raymond
(785) 488-3979
13 N 170th Rd
Salina, KS
 
Barks-N-Bows Dog Grooming
(785) 823-1627
314 S Broadway Blvd
Salina, KS
 
Carol's Pet Sitting
(816) 808-9994
Leavenworth, KS
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Professional Pet Grooming By Jana Roth
(785) 309-0766
1201 State St Ste A
Salina, KS
 
Petco
(785) 493-0958
2450 S 9th St
Salina, KS
 
Soggy Dog Salon
(785) 827-5759
203 W Ash St
Salina, KS
 
K-9 Club
(816) 679-4073
Mission, KS
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Homestead Pet Resort & Spa, LLC
(785) 872-3200
3233 Chautauqua Rd
Holton, KS

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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."

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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