Located 15 miles south of Tucson in Vail, AZ, Just Horsin’ Around has provided youth horse lessons, horse camps, as well as special riding events since 1993.
Just Horsin’ Around is family owned and operated by Candace and Richard Jepson. Richard Jepson has been training horses and working with children both as a classroom teacher and riding instructor since he was 18 years old. Candace's background is social work.
Just Horsin’ Around provides horseback riding instruction to the very beginner rider to the advanced rider. We value a positive, hands-on riding experience with an emphasis on safety and horsemanship. Our experienced staff allow you to feel confident you have chosen the highest quality horseback riding experience available.
Programs offered by Just Horsin’ Around include a youth afterschool riding lesson program, a 4-H horse lease program and horse camps during all Tucson and Vail school breaks. Just Horsin’ Around is the only horse camp in Pima County to offer full day horseback riding camps as well as transportation to and from the ranch for all camps. Transportation is also provided for those youth who attend a Vail School District school or some of the SE Tucson school and do weekly horse lessons.
Other programs offered by Just Horsin' Around are parent and child riding days, a weekly homeschool riding lesson class and riding days, Boy Scout and Girl Scout horsemanship badge programs, and photo ops on horses for the Bride and Groom or Senior pictures!
Contact us today under the Contact tab or call (520) 591-1615 to get more information on how Just Horsin Around can start your child’s horseback riding journey today.