Bakas Equestrian Center
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We couldn't be happier to be involved with such an amazing group!

Melissa H.
atLarge, Inc.


Welcome to Bakas

We are located at 11510 Whisper Lake Drive, Tampa. Florida 33626

Bakas “Horses for Handicapped,” Inc.  is a nonprofit 501(c)3 charitable organization whose sole function is to assist with the financial support of Hillsborough County’s Bakas Equestrian Center.

Bakas News – Straight From the Horse’s Mouth!

Thank You Dena Curbelo and Independent Resources for Your Generosity

Independent Resources Logo HomeDena Curbelo and Independent Resources has once again so generously produced the beautiful program for the Area 6 Special Olympics event at Bakas on April 4 and 5, 2014.  Dena and Independent Resources has been a long-time friend and supporter of Bakas and we are ever so grateful for all that they do.  Visit their website at

Citrus Park Landscape Nursery – Thank You!

Citrus Park Nursery Logo 300x59 HomeA big thank you to Citrus Park Landscape Nursery for donating plants to Bakas for the Special Olympics awards area and trail course for April 4 and 5, 2014.  Citrus Park Landscape Nursery rocks!!!!  Please visit their website at

Pastel Society of Tampa Bay Returns to Bakas

Lorraine painting at Bakas 300x224 HomeThe talented artists from the Pastel Society of Tampa Bay returned to Bakas in March to paint the magnificent horses and scenery at Bakas.  This is the second visit from the Pastel Society of Tampa Bay and the members so generously arrived bringing donations of supplies for the barn.  In addition, they presented Bakas with a one-of-a-kind portrait of our beloved horse Dawn!  The next time you are at Bakas, be sure to come inside and see this beautiful piece of art.  Thank you Pastel Society of Tampa Bay and we look forward to seeing you again very soon!

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