The city of Yambol really isn't all about Kabile anymore, in fact, there's everything from paint-balling and vineyard tours, to elegant dining and post-impressionist art - the secret is just knowing where to look! While Yambol might not have the beaches of Burgas, Sofia’s capital status, or even Plovdiv’s hipster scene, it still has … Continue reading 7 Surprisingly Great Things to do in Yambol
Have you ever noticed how much more relaxed and happy you feel after being out in a natural environment? All around you; the smells, sights, sounds and touch of nature? If you have, then you won’t be surprised to learn, it’s actually ‘a thing.’ Developed in Japan in the 80s, ‘Shinrin-yoku,’ or more commonly known … Continue reading Forest-Bathing in Bulgaria
At Konna Baza Sakar we want you to have the very best possible experience- whether you are a rider, accompanying a rider or just coming to have a look around. Regardless of how well trained or 'quiet' horses are, they are fundamentally large flight animals. This means we need to keep them happy and safe … Continue reading Safety First at KBS
The village of Kolarovo is located three-kilometres off the battered Topolovgrad to Harmanli main road. Although little more than a blip on the map, the village has somehow become one of Bulgaria's best wine producing areas, to date. The village is home to four vineyards, : Malkata Zvezda, Chateau Kolarovo, and Castra Rubra/Telish , in … Continue reading Castra Rubra Vineyard: The Tour
Summer camps, easter camps, activity camps, kids camps, horse riding camps, school holiday camps- Konna Baza Sakar offers the best holiday fun around! Who doesn't love time spent on the farm? An out-door afternoon filled with playing with mini-goats, swinging through the tree-house, learning how to groom ponies, riding out through the village and of … Continue reading Konna Baza Sakar Kids Camps
This position has now been filled by the incredible Claire Baker. However, if you are interested in visiting/helping out/volunteering at Konna Baza Sakar: Please see our WorkAway profile: here. Do you dream of escaping the rat-race and getting back to a slower, simpler pace of life? https://youtu.be/mW9xmcmkynY Do you have experience with horses, farming … Continue reading Are You Looking for Something Completely Different?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdLHoqxfXIU&feature=youtu.be Essential Information: Name: Sakar Gold Breed: Irish Cob/Tinker/Gypsy Vanner Height: 150cm Colour: Piebald/Tobiano Documented: Passported UK/BG Location: Topolovgrad Municipality, Haskovo Region Country of Origin: UK Why Choose Sakar Gold? Sakar Gold was imported from the UK in 2016. He was selected to complement mares in the local area: Village Driving Horses: To add … Continue reading Sakar Gold: Irish Cob/Tinker Stallion at Stud
The Tundzha is Bulgaria's second largest river after the Maritza. It begins in the Stara Planina mountains in central Bulgaria and flows through the towns of Sliven, Yambol, Elhovo to Srem and then onward to Turkey. The river around Srem is prized for its sports fishing and natural beauty, and fishermen congregate in the area … Continue reading Freshwater Fishing on the Tundzha River
The Sakar sheep is small, hardy and ideally adapted to life on Sakar's rocky and harsh terrain. Producing meat, milk and fleece in lower quantities than almost all of today's commercial sheep breeds, there's a real fear the breed may face extinction in the next few decades. In an interview with Agro-Journal.com, Sakar sheep breeder, … Continue reading Sakar’s Indigenous Sheep: Gone in a Generation?