Bakas Equestrian Center
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It has been very fulfilling to help the riders at Bakas. I love seeing how happy they are when they are on the horses.



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!

September Riding Session

We are on break from riding sessions for the summer! Riding sessions will resume again in September. If you are interested in being on the September schedule, please call the center and speak with Dani about your availability.


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! Parents: come Friday by 1:30 to cheer your rider on in the horse show!


5K Bakas Trail Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk/Trot

Join us for our 3rd Fall annual 5K fundraiser November 5, 2016!

Please go to for more information regarding event registration and sponsorship opportunities.








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