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!
Current Riding Session
The June riding session with begin June 3. We will have lessons Tuesday – Saturday mornings.
Riders/Families: you should have received your new schedule in the mail. If you have any questions or concerns, please call and speak with a staff person!
Volunteers: Come help out today! We would love to have more smiling faces at the barn. We need volunteer help daily 8am-12pm.
Adult Rider/Parent/Volunteer Meeting and Potluck
Our next meeting is Thursday August 4, 2016 with a potluck beginning at 6pm and meeting beginning between 6:30/6:45pm.
Please come and bring something to share!
We encourage all to participiate- help us plan events, fundraisers, and much more!
Bakas Equestrian Center Summer Camp
Summer camp will take place this year during the weeks of July 11 and July 18. Camp begins everyday at 8:30 and all campers must be picked up by 3:30pm.
Camp activities include horseback riding lessons, horse care and horsemanship lessons, craft activities, scavenger hunts, hay rides, fishing, and a field trip! The final day of camp will include a pizza party for all campers and a horse show! Parents are encouraged to come see their camper compete in our show!
Camp is $50 per day, $250 per week, and a $50 deposit is required to hold your place for camp.
** PLEASE NOTE: Camp is full and we already have riders waitlisted for both weeks. Camp deposits are due June 15 in order to guarantee your spot in camp!**
If you have questions, please call us!