Equestrian center Stela - bulgaria's finest horse riding holidays stable

situated in the heart of europe's oldest mountain- the Rhodope

Welcome to Equestrian Center “Stella”

Are you looking for a place to ride that combines rich cultural heritage, excellent conditions for recreation and diverse nature? If the answer is yes, then you have made the right choice coming to the majestic Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria.

Famous with their breath-taking, magical villages, clean and unspoiled nature, the Rhodope Mountains have kept the basic values of the Bulgarian spirit throughout the centuries. It will fascinate you and make you craving for more. Without a doubt – nature lovers, Rhodope Mountains are a ‘must-see’ place!

Equestrian Centre ‘’Stella’’, situated right in the heart of Rhodopes, organises guided horse riding holidays trips through some of these picturesque villages such as Shiroka Lyka, Gela, Orehovo and much more mentioned in the Bulgarian Travel video below.

Whether you are a beginner looking to try something new, an experienced rider looking for exhilaration and excitement, or maybe just looking for time to relax and enjoy some breathtaking scenery from horseback we have a variety of horse riding holidays to suit you.

Our tourist programs

One day horse tour One day horse tour
A hidden treasure in the heart of the Central Rhodopes.an Emblematic Village, where two of the most famous Revival age movies were shot, namely  “The Goat Horn” and parts of  “ Notes of the Bulgarian Uprisings”. view more
This beautiful new ride , a dream trail for Stela tours designed especially for those who love a lot of canter, great comfort and amazing  nauture with a lot of history and culture. view more

Le séjour en Bulgarie s'est pour sa part très bien passé et la randonnée avec Bogdan est à recommander. Le terrain ressemble aux Vosges mais en plus sauvage et les chevaux sont dynamiques et bien dans...

Geoffroy D


Overall the ride and every component was VERY well organised, relaxed and thoroughly enjoyable. Favourite memory? Diverse landscapes and riding terrain; very relaxed guide and well cared for horses. B...

Cath M


I absolutely loved it & fell in love with the country. Bogdan the owner is brilliant! He has planned the routes with great care & obviously loves his horses who are all very well looked after. He also...

Chris W


It was everything I could have wished for, Bogdan and Luba were a joy and the horses were great. The scenery is stunning and we were very lucky with the weather. The accommodation was very good and it...

Glenys R


Ce voyage en terre inconnue était une belle aventure. La météo n'a pas été toujours clémente mais l'équitation est une discipline d'exterieure nest ce pas ;-) De très beaux paysages, à découvrir sur d...

Denis B


Pferde sehr trittsicher und gehfreudig. Reitprogramm wunderschön, genau so, wie ich es bei PFERD & REITER erwarte. Tolle Landschaft, pro Tag 1-2 schöne Galoppaden. Wir konnten wilde Pferde und Kuhherd...



Joyful! Gave me opportunity to see the beautiful country, its traditions and admirable people who work very hard for it. Gave me joy and reason to reflect.

Regina B.


Bogdan is a very experienced & mature guide who cares for his horses and loves his job & his country. The trail was a well-balanced mix of great horse-riding in a fantastic landscape and an introducti...

Monika Schuessler


INFO Equestrian Center Stella is member of BFES(Bulgarian Federation of Equestrian Sports),BETA(Bulgarian Equestrian TourismAssociation). We do our best to ensure that all clients receive full attention and quality services.

Equestrian Center “Stella”
Byala Cherkva

N41 56.292 / E24 40.737

IBAN: BG87RZBB91551010382031