As many eventers know good socks are a key investment in any competition or seasonal wardrobe.
The innovate British brand Sockmine www.sockmine.co.uk have been manufacturing socks from their factory, Roy Lowe and Sons, in Nottinghamshire. Now the third generation family member Ben Lowe has developed their technical & high performance sock business.
Sockmine now produces a range of socks for adventure sports from equestrianism, to running, cycling, skiing and snowboarding to name a few. With their technical expertise teamed with new fibre technology, Sockmine has been able to produce a great quality product that doesn’t cost a fortune. Great for riders requiring multiple pairs that perform consistently, are breathable, cushion feet and are durable.
Their equestrian range comprises of 7 colour ways, with each design offering an elasticated rib top gently holds the sock in place, slingshot elasticated heels that help prevent slipping, flex lines help prevent the socks bunching, extra thick padding for comfort and warmth, a reinforced heel and toe for increased durability and a comfort toe-seam to reduce rubbing.
As part of their commitment to equestrian sports Sockmine are now supporting two brand ambassadors eventers Craig Barr and Willa Newton.
Craig recently announced his new partnership with the brand and his love of the Sockmine Equestrian range:
‘It’s great to be an ambassador for an all British company who are so committed to quality. They are the most comfortable riding socks I have ever worn and now wouldn’t ware anything else! My feet love them as much as I do and it’s made a difference to how tired I feel at the end of a long day out eventing.’
Matt Cummins, the new National Account Manager for Sockmine has recently moved from Musto where he was Key Account Manager for Equestrian and Shooting is delighted to share his outdoor apparel experience with the brand.
‘I am thrilled to be working with Sockmine and developing their new and existing market our current retailers include R&R Country and Ingatestone Saddlery. As part of our development we are seeking new stockists for our equestrian and sports socks. We would love to hear from stores wishing to sell our products.’
The Sockmine range is available online from www.sockmine.co.uk
RRP £8 per pair, Sizes 2 – 11.5