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

Panorame picninc trail Panorame picninc trail
Suitable for both beginners and experienced Riders, locacl ride with a lovely picnic in a panoramic scenery view more
Riding and SPA Riding and SPA
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
Gourmet and horses Gourmet and horses
A trip to one of the highest villages in Bulgaria in combination with gourmet experience view more

FUN fast riding with spas to soak in after a nice long ride. I loved my horse, Molly! Very responsive and I felt safe. She was very sweet. The tack was very good. Wintec saddles and saddle bags to hol...

Halina U.


Ride Summary Loads of fun on horses that seem to love their job. Original itinerary was changed because of landslide but we enjoyed the riding and not knowing where we were going next and who we would...



Absolutely amazing, loved every minute! Forward going, safe horses, which were very well cared for. Beautiful and diverse scenery. Excellent guide, lovely accommodation, tasty food and delicious wine,...

Chavaunne T


Very good riding, nice nature, perfect accommodations, very good food, super nice company, very engaged guide and good price. Land of Thracians.

Anette W


As a first time solo traveller on a horse riding adventure, it was just the best holiday. I didn’t have any expectations, but if I did, then it more than exceeded them and I look forward to booking an...

Amanda P


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


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