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Konna Baza Sakar

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Srem, Bulgaria
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About Konna Baza Sakar
A small and friendly horse stables with a focus on natural horse-care methods and based in the stunning foothills of Sakar mountain, in South East Bulgaria. We offer trail-riding trips, riding lessons, riding excursions and carriage tours, all tailor-made to suit your budget, time and abilities. We also offer additional children's camps and events focused on nature and the great outdoors, conversational English and compassionate animal care. Our horses are all barefoot and live as a herd, this means they are content and reliable for all riders, including; beginners, small children and those looking to build their confidence in riding and handling horses. Our unique location on the edge of the Dervent Heights nature reserve, allows for mile upon mile of forest tracks and mountain streams, plus acres of wild grassland meadows and hills- all for us to explore. The reserve boasts abundant local wildlife and numerous archaeological and cultural sites - for our riders to discover.
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The Dervent Heights nature reserve is a unique habitat offering a mix of wild grassland plateaus and heavy tree covered hills and valleys. It's home to numerous protected and rare wildlife species including the Imperial Eagle, Saker Eagle and more. Although sightings of these are relatively rare, we do regularly see hare, deer, and numerous birds and insects.
The reserve is almost completely untouched by humans, and the only people you might meet are the pastoral shepherds and their vast belled herds of sheep and cows.
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My family of four - including 2 novices, one of which was incredibly nervous to begin with - went horse riding through the beautiful countryside with Clare and her crew this week. It was awesome. The horses are gentle and the staff have a lovely patient manner and are very
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Response from Cursty H, Manager at Konna Baza Sakar
Responded Oct 19, 2019
Hi Jenny, and thank you for taking the time to review us! It was great to meet you all and have you stay on in the village after your first ride out. We really hope to see you and the rest of the Clafferty-Clan soon in Srem again!
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Absolutely amazing place set in the middle of the beautiful Bulgarian wilderness. Incredible scenery, the atmosphere is so relaxing. So much to do in the area as well! The carriage is beautiful and they even let you take the reins and learn to drive. The riding horses are super
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Response from Cursty H, Manager at Konna Baza Sakar
Responded Oct 19, 2019
Thanks Josie, its great to hear you had such a good experience and we're pretty sure we'll see you again soon! (Btw, Zippy says hi!)
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My daughter had a great journey there with Cursty and her horses. She loved them and hope to be able to go again soon.
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Response from Cursty H, Manager at Konna Baza Sakar
Responded Oct 19, 2019
Thanks Catherine! We really hope to see you in Srem again sometime soon!
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We are lucky enough to have been to a few times now. We have always wanted to try horse riding but were really nervous. The horses are well kept and are in great condition. Maxine and the staff have been amazing. They are very knowledgeable, profession and above all very
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Response from Cursty H, Manager at Konna Baza Sakar
Responded Oct 19, 2019
Hi Nicola, thanks for taking the time to review us, while Maxine Williams left Konna Baza Sakar some time ago, we hope that you will find riding out with our new manager and international endurance competitor Claire equally as much fun! We hope to see you soon!
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During our last trip to Bulgaria, my son... who is a pure city boy, due to our geographical location, just LOVED riding every day... the place is AMAZING... just nature and animals... great people receiving you! Where can you sit in the garden... cuddling mini goats... being
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Response from Cursty H, Manager at Konna Baza Sakar
Responded Oct 19, 2019
Thanks Carine, we're so glad you loved your time with us, we're really looking forward to your return (as are the mini-goats!) See you soon!
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