14 technical riding socks for any occasion

Are you looking for a new pair of technical riding socks? If so then our pick of the best technical riding socks are sure to fit effortlessly under any riding boots.

Thermo thin sock from Noble Outfitters

1. noble outfitters

These socks are designed to be warm without adding any extra bulk and easily slide into any boot. The Thermolite fabric is known for its light feel and high-performance fibres, which keep your foot dry and warm from heel-to-toe. The socks feature an ultra-thin calf and padded protection from heel to toe to stop your boots from pinching. The socks also have a comfort mesh for added breathability under your breeches. Available in medium and large.

RRP: £6.95

Visit: www.nobleoutfitters.co.uk  

Mark Todd anti-bacterial socks

2. mark todd

Say goodbye to stinky feet with these anti-bacterial socks. Their high-tech yarns keep the feet dry, comfortable and odour-free by wicking moisture away from the skin and maintaining neutral pH. Their shaped padding provides support, while a shock absorbent cushioned foot-bed aids comfort. Available in black or brown in small, medium or large.

RRP: £7.95

Visit: www.wefi.co.uk or call 01303 872277

Woof Wear competition sock

3. woof wear

These socks are designed to be exceptionally sleek and therefore reduce the bulk under your competition boots. The Woof Wear competition socks give an ergonomic fit and fit comfortably under long boots. They are made from fine-spun fibres and feature an elasticated cuff, ankle and instep to prevent slipping. The socks also feature a padded heel and toe for prolonged wear. Available in small, medium and large in black or white.

RRP: £15 (pack of two)

Visit: www.woofwear.com

Hot Togs knee length socks

4. hot togs

These breathable, moisture wicking and hardwearing socks are made using Thermolite yarn to ensure warmth without the bulk. The socks have a lightly padded sole for blister protection, flat toe seams, arch supports and elasticated ribbing up the length of the leg to maintain the perfect position. Available in a variety of colours in two long lengths.

RRP: £11.99

Visit: www.hottogs.co.uk

Back On Track socks

5. back on track

These socks are made with revolutionary Welltex fabric, which is infused with ceramic particles. These particles reflect body heat to support circulation, which can relieve joint tension and help avoid injury. These socks are especially popular with people who have problems with their feet, either caused by inflammation or poor circulation. Available in sizes small to large.

RRP: £24.50

Visit: www.backontrack.com 

Pikeur knee length socks

6. Pikeur

These popular socks have a softly padded foot and are thinner through the leg making them perfect for wearing with breeches and long boots. Available in size 35 to 40.

RRP: £10

Visit: www.dressagedeluxe.co.uk

Toggi Grantchester anti-blister sock

7. Toggi

These innovative and durable socks are perfect for long days on the yard or in the saddle. Their double-layered liner provides ultimate protection against blisters and their double ribbed top adds extra comfort. Available in black or pink.

RRP: from £12.50

Visit: www.toggi.com or call 01132 707000

Just Togs competition sock

8. just togs

Just Togs’ new knee length riding socks are made from a thin stretch fabric making them perfect for use under riding boots. The socks also have a padded foot and a wash resistant antibacterial finish to help eliminate bacteria that may occur.

RRP: £14.50

Visit: www.justtogs.co.uk

Euro-star technical grip socks

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These socks are stylish, comfortable and functional. They are available in taupe, black and navy and have a unique silicone grip on the inside of the calf. The socks give a smooth fit under riding boots and their extra thin toe seams prevent pressure sores.

RRP: £8

Visit: www.euro-star.de

Tottie Maven technical socks

10. tottie

The Maven is an ideal sock to go under any boot. This knee-length sock features a padded foot, arch support and ventilation panels to ensure that the sock is warm yet breathable. Available in sizes three to eight in navy or blackberry.

RRP: £7.99

Visit: www.tottie.co.uk

Harry Hall Half Terry riding sock

11. harry hall

These ergonomic knee-high socks feature both foot and arch support. Available in sizes three to eight.

RRP: £10 (pack of two)

Visit: www.harryhall.co.uk

Equetech performance socks

12. equetech

These socks are perfect for wearing with long boots. The socks have a soft cotton foot and a thin nylon leg, which is ideal for when you need that extra space. The socks also feature a strong hand sewn toe link and added Lycra for stretch and shape retention. Machine washable.

RRP: £11.95 (pack of three)

Visit: www.equetech.com

Sockmine competition sock

13. sock mine

These competition socks have been specifically tailored to a rider’s needs, especially for dressage and competition use. The lightweight, slim fitting leg gives ultimate feel and control, while the Coolmax padded foot helps to keep your foot dry and comfortable. Available in a range of colours.

RRP: £10

Visit: www.sockmine.co.uk

Caldene Canillo riding socks

14. caldene

The Canillo socks feature a full terry foot with an ergonomic toe and arch support to keep your feet comfortable all day long. These super stylish socks are finished with a lurex Caldene logo and foot contour. Available in grey or blackberry in sizes four to eight.

RRP: £15

Visit: www.caldene.co.uk or call 01274 711048

Sealskinz country sock

15. sealskins

These full-length socks are perfect for wearing in the country. They are fully waterproof up to the knee and feature a breathable, windproof membrane and woollen turnover cuffs. The socks are close fitting and have hand linked toes to ensure smooth seams. They are also lined with Merino wool for warmth, comfort and wicking performance.

RRP: £45.99

Visit: www.sealskinz.com or www.sockshop.co.uk

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