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Our Ranch gives you the opportunity to relax, have fun, learn, feel and take part in simple country live away from the city. For our guests we offer a quality and different horseback riding programs, with good service and interesting amenities. Next to our Guest Ranch operation we run real farm with 100 ships, cows and of course horses

You are welcome to explore each of our programs and decide which would be most suitable for you….

 

WORKING RANCH VACATIONS (MONDAY-SATURDAY)

- Horse riding everyday including two-day horse riding tour

- Taking care of the horses and other farm animals

- Preparation of traditional Bulgarian yoghurt

- Lesson of traditional Bulgarian dance -  “Horo”

You are interested to see how in Bulgaria we run our farm? You would like to take actively part in our daily live, enjoy 5 days of horse riding straight in wild nature, meet local Bulgarians and more…?

Join us in a working ranch horseback riding vacation you will never forget! You will spend 5 days in non-standard and different way in small Bulgarian village…you will get back to the basics for a while. The week might include farm and stable work, long riding in Sredna Gora and The Balkan Mountains, lessons of traditional Bulgarian dance “HORO”, ….and of course also some quiet moments around the campfire spinning yarn talking about your days’ adventures...

We offer you accommodation in our Ranch Guest house and tents (depend on weather J)… Meals are always plentiful; the horses are calm and well trained.

 

Group 2-3 person: 870 Euro/person

Group 4-8 persons: 650 Euro/person

 

Includes: 5 nights’ accommodation, full board, program, instructors, group insurance, transfer from/to Sofia city.

Program available: March – June/ September– November. July-August: limited – dates to be agreed upon

For booking/information/detailed itinerary:   Julia Slawow-Tonew     +359 887 98 51 52

Mail: ranchokonnikat@abv.bg

 

WESTERN HORSEBACK RIDING PROGRAM - STATIONARY INN (MONDAY - SUNDAY)

- Western style riding

- Horse riding every day

- Having fun doing western game  - barrel racing and trial tasks from horse back

- Visit local monastery & See traditional Bulgarian houses

The program is for those of you who want to join riding nature and overnights in our guest house where breakfast and most dinners will be served. Our program offers you most of the days one location – no packing and unpacking every day!

Our Western Horseback Riding program is aimed at improving your horse riding skills, no matter your ability level or horse riding experience.  Maybe you have been doing sport style horse riding and would like to see and learn how it is in “cowboy style”. Our Program offers you possibility to practice western riding style during ridings in nature as well as during western games on arena (Trail tasks and/or Barrel Racing).

During your vacation, you will have also a great chance to explore and enjoy the extraordinary Bulgarian countryside and local history on horseback. We will visit old monastery and small museum in old style houses.  We choose routs which offer a good mix of walking, trotting, and cantering.

 

Group 2-3 person: 1020 Euro/person

Group 4-8 persons: 756 Euro/person

 

Includes: 6 nights’ accommodation, full board, program, instructors, and group insurance.

Program available: March – June/ September– November. July-August: limited – dates to be agreed upon

 

For booking/information/detailed itinerary:   Julia Slawow-Tonew     +359 887 98 51 52

Mail: ranchokonnikat@abv.bg

“ON THE TRAIL TO PANAGYURSKO GOLD TREASURE”(SUNDAY-SUNDAY)

 

- 6 hours riding per day

- World Famous Gold treasure from IV - III century BC

- Bulgarian History, Culture, Folklore

- Hidden Bulgaria in small villages: Makotzevo, Smolsko, Bajlovo, Bunovo

 

 

The Trial ride takes you into deep forests of Sredna Gora Mountains, to places which can be reached only with horses….

 

We will be visiting and passing through small historical villages, where you will find out a lot about Bulgarian Historyespecially about

 

April Uprising in 19th century, culture and traditions. You will explore also ancient history in Panagyurishte town where you will see the world famous and unique Gold Treasure from IV – III BC. You will also spend a day in beautiful museum town hidden in the mountains – Koprivshica, the pearl of Bulgarian Renaissance Architecture.

Our journey will start in Makotzevo village (close to Sofia).

There you will have a chance to enjoy simple farm and ranch life, do home-made traditional Bulgarian yogurt and learn how to dance HORO - traditional folklore Bulgarian dance. You will also have time to get familiar with horses playing games with them from the ground. You will have a chance to choose horse for you, mentally match with him and build partnership based on mutual respect. …So important for next 7 days of trail in the nature….

After 1 day ride – to Baylovo village (the home of famous Bulgarian writer Elin Pelin) we will be ready to start our trial to final destination Koprivshtica town.

The trial is requesting riding skills from intermediate to advance. We will do trot and canter in many places during our journey. We will be accommodated in Guest houses and family houses, where you will be able to feel and meet local Bulgarians (far from typical touristic places).

 

Group 2-3 person: 1458 Euro/person

Group 4-8 persons: 1080 Euro/person

 

Includes: 7 nights accommodation, full board, program, transfers, instructors, group insurance, museum tickets

Program available: March – June/ September– November. July-August: limited – dates to be agreed upon

 

For booking/information/detailed itinerary:   Julia Slawow-Tonew     +359 887 98 51 52

Mail: ranchokonnikat@abv.bg

 

FAMILY VACATIONS (MONDAY - SATURDAY)

We offer you horse riding vacations for the whole family. Our family-oriented holiday is dedicated to adventure travel trips that cater for the whole family – no matter their riding experience.

 

Your family will spend a holiday in an atmosphere of fun and adventure. You will have a chance to spend time in nature, away from Television and computers – enjoying organized walks in nature, cycling trips,  sleeping in tents (optionally), a trip with horse wagon, small daily farm tasks and of course riding lessons and rides in nature.

 

Price: 99 euro/day/person

 

Includes: 5 nights accommodation, full board, program, instructors, riding, group insurance

Program available: March – June/ September– November. July-August: limited – dates to be agreed upon

 

For booking/information/detailed itinerary:   Julia Slawow-Tonew     +359 887 98 51 52

Mail: ranchokonnikat@abv.bg

 

NATURAL HORSEMANSHIP CLINIC (MIN 3 DAYS – MAX 6 DAYS)

Spend a holiday with (your) horse :)

This program is aimed at improving your skills in Natural Horsemanship. It is for those of you who want to understand horse non-verbal language, to think, see and feel the world through horses' eyes…. This program is fun, Perfection, True about yourself and Real Results in your partnership with the horse. You will discover how to work with horses' mind using natural, free and freely communication from the ground.

 

Combination of theory/practice of Natural Horsemanship in arena and rides in nature will offer you best outcome of this program. You will be able to see how your horse is changing and your communication is becoming more clear and mutual….

 

For horse owners who would like to attend the program with their horses we have guest stable.

 

Group 2-3 person: 145 Euro/day/person

Group 4-8 persons: 110 Euro/day/person

 

Includes: accommodation, full board, program, instructors, and group insurance

Program available: March – June/ September– November. July-August: limited – dates to be agreed upon

 

For booking/information/detailed itinerary:   Julia Slawow-Tonew     +359 887 98 51 52

Mail: ranchokonnikat@abv.bg

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