Saddle Soaps Topeka KS
Silver Lake, KS
All breeds and sizes welcome. Walk-ins welcome. Appointments preferred. 20 years professional grooming experience. Your pet is welcome to stay all day, but not necessary. We offer free toenail trims, no appt. necessary. Treats, leashes, collars, shampoos and more are also available. Pets are family members; we look forward to meeting you and your furry kids. Please stop in for a visit today.
Ritzy Rascals Pet Resort is a home-based grooming and boarding facility. Barbara, the groomer has 14 years experience grooming professionally and we pride ourselves on being one of the very best grooming and boarding establishments in our area.
All Breed Dog Grooming, Special Care Appointments , Cat Grooming Services, Offers Large Dog Grooming Services, Pet Sitting Services, Retail Pet Products Available, Vet Referred
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...