About us

Rila Ranch is located 60 km from Sofia and 3 km from Samokov. It is in a beautiful regions with a gorgeous view of three mountains – Vitosha, Verila and Rila. Our main business is raising and training horses. We offer horseback riding for beginners and skill development for advanced riders, riding for children, riding by the hour, trekking, we also organize children’s parties and birthdays. There is an option for several days’ trips with sleepovers at cosy huts or guesthouses. Many of our visitors like a full day’s ride with a picnic. Apart from unforgettable moments with the horses, Rila Ranch offers you the opportunity to get to know these incredible animals, their nature, habits and behaviours. Here we ensure that they are as free as possible, close to their natural environment.

The horses are selected in order to satisfy the wishes of all riders. Our animals are calm, intelligent, friendly, without bad habits. They are adapted to the environment and calm in populated areas. The base works with professional equestrian gear. In Rila Ranch we provide safety equipment when riding – protectors and helmets. What we offer: horse backing and training, work with problem horses, horse boarding. The ranch has 14 stalls (4/3 m.), which provide space and light sufficient for the comfort of every animal.