Saddle Soaps Thousand Oaks CA

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Land of Paws Pet Sitting Services
(805) 520-0321
Simi Valley, CA
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Malibu Pet Cuddlers
(310) 457-1889
Malibu, CA
Mail/Newspaper Retrieval, Pet Transportation, Pooper Scooper Service, House Sitting, Behavior Modification, Doggie Day Care, Dog Training, Errand Service, Grooming, Alternating Lights/Curtains, Overnight Pet Boarding, Overnight Sitting, Daily Dog Walks
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Aroma Paws
(818) 515-9089
19528 Ventura Blvd. #441
Tarzana, CA

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(805) 526-3376
1782 Erringer Road
Simi Valley, CA
All breed pet grooming for dogs and cats. Self-Serve pet wash. No crate inviorment. Open 7 days a week.

Smile Dog Grooming
(818) 970-2712
24100 Hartland St.
West Hills, CA
A full service salon offering dog grooming services by skilled professionals. Your dog will be given first class service , which include nails trimming, then bathed with the appropriate shampoo and conditioner, teeth brushing. We offer pickup and delivery services of your pets. Open Everyday
Grooms most/all breeds of dogs, Hand Stripping Services, Offers Large Dog (70+ Pounds) Grooming Services, Pet Pickup and Delivery, Pet Sitting Services, Pet Daycare Services

Fido Fitness
(818) 871-0753
Calabasas, CA
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Doggy Man's Mobile Dog Grooming
(818) 349-2887
po box 10503
Canoga Park, CA

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Shaggy Chic Pet Boutique, LLC
(818) 879-9663
642 Lindero Canyon Road
Oak Park, CA
We are a full service salon for cats and dogs.Our groomers have the magical touch with our four legged customers. And for our big and tall or more mature customers, we have an easy entry shower. We use organic grooming products and cater to each pet's special needs. We carry organic food and treats in our boutique, along with pet couture and accessories. Boutique hours: Tuesday-Saturday 8 am to 5 pm. Spa hours: Tuesday-Saturday 8 am to 5 pm.

Doggy Salon Melody's
(805) 583-1963
1737 Los Angeles Ave.
Simi Valley, CA
Simply dedicated to satisfy our customers, by doing what they want done to their beloved pet. We do the best possible service in all areas of grooming.

Le Chien Etc.
(818) 225-7387
22840 Ventura Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA
Full service grooming salon/ spa/boutique. All breed grooming, dogs and cats, rare breeds. Certified groomers specialists in Senior/Puppy Care, Dental Care, European/ American grooming, show type styling, skin and coat care, nutrition. Open Mon.-Sat., 8:00 am to 5:00pm.

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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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