Bakas Equestrian Center
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My son's physical strength and balance have improved tremendously since he began riding at Bakas. The Bakas team is amazing!!!

Bakas Parent


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 current riding session will continue through May 28. We have lessons Tuesdays 3pm-5pm, Wednesdays 9:30am-12pm and 3pm-5pm, Thursdays 930am-12pm and 3pm-5pm, and Saturdays 9am-12pm. We are always in need of volunteers- especially during the weekday lessons!

The next riding session will begin in June and we will have morning lessons only, due to the weather heating up!

Come help out today! We would love to have more smiling faces at the barn!


Adult Rider/Parent/Volunteer Meeting and Potluck

Our next meeting is Thursday June 2, 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.

If you have qeustions, please call us!









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