Turning a Loss into a Win


After working hours upon hours with your animal preparing for the next show/rodeo, it can be disheartening to come out with anything but a win. It's easy to forget that at the end of the day it isn’t always about winning. We often forget that the hard work and dedication that we have put forth has taught us how to get somewhere with our lives.

Sometimes losing is more important than winning. To be able to feel just how great it is to win, we must first lose. Losing will give you a push to get out there and work harder. Never let a loss define your ability to work and prepare for the next livestock show or rodeo.

Blue is just a color, so is pink and white. Those colors don’t make you who you are. Not everyone can win. If everyone won it wouldn’t be a competition, just a giveaway. At the end of the day you might now have won that livestock show, but did you learn how you could improve? You might have lost, but you should always strive to learn more.

Winning comes and goes. If you win and boast about how great you are, chances are someone is going to come out and try harder to beat you next time. Competition is tough, and you can make it a lot harder on yourself by being a sore winner. Remember to always be a good sport and congratulate those around you.

Win or lose, always continue working hard and pushing to be better.

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