Engineered Foot Protection

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  • Constructed with THOR•LON® fibers for superior softness, resilience, durability and moisture-wicking for drier, better feeling feet.

  • Low profile toe seam won’t rub or irritate feet.

  • Cushioned arch for a better fit, more support and more comfort.

  • Unique padding specifically engineered for boots, clinically shown to reduce blisters, pain, pressures and moisture.

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For Feet That Hurt

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Outdoor Western Boot socks

Clinically-Tested Padded Socks For Feet That Hurt

Thorlos: The Original Western Boot Sock

Thorlos got its start creating a padded sock to be worn in western boots or cowboy boots. Jim Throneburg, the founder and owner of THORLO, met a gentleman who operated several western product stores in Tennessee. After Jim told the store operator that he designed padded socks as functional solutions for specific problems, the store owner asked Jim if he could solve a problem his customers were having. The problem was that in a western boot, in order for the person’s foot to make the “turn” at the heel, he had to give them a size or two larger than their dress shoes. When they stood up and walked around, their heels slipped around in the boots, which was very uncomfortable. People may have loved the way the boots looked, but they didn’t fit properly and weren’t comfortable. The result: lost sales.

After lots of discussion, Jim came up with the idea of an engineered padded sock with an extra- thick heel pocket that would allow the foot to make the turn, but would then fill up the space, making the foot feel both secure and comfortable. This became the first padded sock designed specifically to be worn with a western or cowboy boot, and THORLO was awarded two US patents for them. Justin Boot Company first marketed the padded sock and together both became “standards” in western boot wear.

“I would recommend these socks to anyone looking for comfortable dress socks to wear with cowboy boots.”  John L.

“I’ve tried all brands of boot socks but none of the others compare to the Thorlos. They are awesome!!!!” William T.

Protect Your Feet With Thorlos Clinically-Tested Padding

Thorlos western boot socks will help protect your feet during Western events, equestrian events, everyday casual wear and on the ranch (for cowboys)--and they work in both traditional and fashion boots. While originally designed for fit and comfort, the clinically-tested padding used in the heel and in the ball of the forefoot has been clinically shown to reduce foot pain and pressures. The padding is knitted with proprietary THORLON yarn that has superior moisture- wicking properties (moisture/perspiration is a catalyst for blisters). The padding also has been clinically shown to reduce blisters. Wearing Thorlos clinically-tested padded socks (CTPS) for western boots is an excellent way to help prevent foot conditions; they are exactly the padded socks you need if you currently experience foot discomfort or pain when wearing boots.

“For months my boots were killing my feet. I blamed it all on the boots. Tried these Thorlos Western Socks and no more sore feet even after being on them 12-14 hours! I love these socks and just bought several pair to give to my friends! Thank you Thorlos!” Maureen M.

“I used these socks along with Thorogood Boots and it solved my foot problems. These high quality boot socks along with proper fitting boots eliminated all the issues. I now wear these socks every day.” Roderick. M.

“These are without a doubt the best socks I have ever worn. They are so comfortable and do not fall down into your boot.” Judy L.

“These have the best cushion in the right spots. These are the only boot socks I'll ever buy.” Dawna S.

Thorlos Stay Up – All Day Long

Thorlos CTPS are also designed to stay up all day long and not wrinkle at the ankle. Being boot lovers ourselves, we know there is nothing more aggravating than having to constantly pull up your socks. This is never an issue because our western socks are made with spandex in the top portion.

“Wearing boots for over 30 years and pulling up my socks was a pain. I found these socks in a western store and bought 1 pair then went again and got 2 more then I ordered 5 more. These are the only ones I will wear in my western boots, have never had to pull these up because they stay up.” Norman B.

They are available in two styles:

            Style TWD The original designed for Western boots.

            Style TWW Designed to be worn with Lacers and Roopers.

“I only wear Thorlos socks. I just bought some Justin Ropers and needed boot socks terribly. So, I bought 2 pair of western dress socks. Yep, they really do stay up all day long. I love them and they are not too tight at the top.” Kathy L.

The Bottom Line

When it’s all said and done, there are no less than six great reasons to give Thorlos clinically-tested padded western boot socks a try. Thorlos:

  • Protect your feet so you’ll experience profound comfort.
  • Wick moisture away from your skin to help reduce blisters and other foot conditions.
  • Will not wrinkle around the ankle.
  • Will stay up all day long.
  • Last a long, long time.
  • Are proudly made in USA.

“Two years ago I bought a new pair of cowboy boots and the saleswoman introduced me to these Thorlos socks and convinced me to buy three pairs. I am so happy I bought them. These are great socks! Comfortable and durable! Made in USA!” Gary K.

Curious but not yet convinced whether Thorlos CTPS can help you address your foot pain? We invite you to try your first pair free…just paying shipping and handling.

Click this link to see our FIRST PAIR FREE OFFER.

Because of the demands placed on your feet and the unique design of a western/cowboy boot, we do not make a Lite Padded Socks (LPS) for riding. You need the foot protection provided by our clinically-tested padded socks (CTPS).

30-Day Brand Promise Guarantee

Try Thorlos western CTPS for 30 days. If you don’t agree that with Thorlos, your feet feel better than when wearing regular socks, we’ll refund your money.

“Just a great sock for my work boots…stay up all day , nice padding under my feet , now my feet are smiling again. May be a little pricey but you do get what you pay for. If you have baby feet like mine you will be glad you have Thorlos !” Robert N.

Reviews for Thorlos WESTERN BOOT

  • 3 out of 5

    Style: TWD



    The socks so not stay up when i am wearing my cowboy boots as they were promised.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: TWD

    Best socks for a working man


    I love these socks. They are very comfortable and they stay pulled up all day.

  • 3 out of 5

    Style: TWD

    Solid, but could be better...


    Comfortable, but exposed in the corners of the toes and upper ankle. How about this same style, but with thicker cushioning all around the foot up to the lower calve?

  • 4 out of 5

    Style: TWD

    Nice socks, but will they last


    I've been wearing a variety of models of Thorlo socks (in all types of conditions and in a variety of activities) for over 10 years... and LOVE them. The TWDs, however, are thinner, lighter, and not a plush as almost every other pair of Thorlos I've owned and worn. They are comfortable... but, after only a couple of wearings and washings, I've noticed that they are starting to 'pill' badly around the ankle line. I'm not sure how long these socks are going to last.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: TWD

    I don't need exspensive medical socks


    I have had 2 severe compound fractures in my left leg, with constant swelling and pain. After discovering these socks which are the over the calf design I no longer shop at the medical supply place for socks. Made in USA is another plus.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: TWD

    I have been wearing the thorlo boot/TWD sock for over 10 years.


    Very comfortable. Never have to worry about blisters.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: TWD

    only socks for my boots


    I have been wearing these socks for a lot of years . the are the only socks that fit me and make my feet feel good in my work boots. you cant go wrong !

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: TWW

    These are the Best for Riding!!!


    You will Not find a Better Sock than these for horseback riding! Just choose between the "Mid-Calf" or the "Over-Calf" for all of your riding needs. I use Both styles and they are great when wearing your Cowboy or English-style riding boots. Very comfortable when Line Dancing as well!!!

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: TWD

    Doing things I could not do before


    For the first time ever, I can forget my feet ❤️ I was able to go shopping without being preoccupied with foot pain

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: TWD

    Wonderful boot socks!


    These socks are super-soft and have enough cushioning to let me dance for hours in my cowboy boots! I also wear them when I go into New York City; whenever I have to walk for miles on the city streets, I always wear cowboy boots since they are the most comfortable, foot-friendly footwear that I own. I have been wearing Thorlos for over 10 years -- they are my go-to socks for my boots.