Admirers of nature can benefit from the available horseriding paths. Such tours can be performed anywhere in the country – in Pirin, Strandzha, Rila, the Rhodope mountain, the Black Sea Coast, the Balkan Mountain.

The duration and timing of the horse riding are different and vary depending on your preferences.

More about the Horse Riding in Bulgaria


Bulgaria is known to insiders as a land of roses, of fascinating traditions and history, friendly people, superb wine, excellent country cooking and outstanding scenery.

Hidden Trails has compiled a selection of Bulgarian horse riding vacations that truly epitomize this eastern European country.

From the charms of the Black Sea, to the towering mountains of the Balkans, our Bulgarian horse riding holidays promise to captivate

Which are the best Horse riding destinations in Bulgaria ?

Bulgaria is surely one of the best kept secrets in Eastern Europe. Тtourism is expanding due in no small part to the warm hospitality of the people and the wonderful food.

Although around 80% of the population is urbanised, Bulgaria has a very strong equestrian tradition and vast open spaces ideal for riding.

Horse Riding Tour in Sredna Gora and Rila

These areas are known for their beauty and well preserved nature.

All routes offer not just genuine and lively experience but also provide the opportunity to get to know Bulgaria with its picturesque nature, ancient history and great tourist sites.

The routes would satisfy everyone who loves horses and nature but also loves challenge of exploring new territories.

These are routes for people who are tempted to test their will and fitness but also to get acquainted with the Bulgarian people at places where hospitality and warmth have been preserved for centuries.

Horse riding in South & Rhodope Mountains


Enjoy Bulgaria’s pleasant climate, varied cuisine, good wine and famous Bulgarian hospitality on these programmes set at a faster pace with a high standard of accommodation.

The Rhodope Mountains span southeastern Bulgaria and Greece and are home to a rich cultural heritage including ancient Thracian sites such as Perperikon, Tatul and Belintash; medieval castles, churches, monasteries and picturesque villages with traditional Bulgarian architecture from the 18th and 19th century.

The region is particularly notable for the Karst areas with their deep river gorges, large caves and sculptured forms, such as the Trigrad Gorge which is explored on all three of our riding holidays in this unique region.

Teteven Balkan Horse riding tour

Teteven Balkan – one of the most beautiful parts of the Balkan Mountains – is situated very close to Sofia, it takes only an hour drive.

Hidden forest paths lead to high ridges with spacious views – up there, where it’s easy to take a deep breath and where the eyes cannot get enough.

But the pleasure is even greater when you enjoy this lovely nature riding on a horse back!