Quitting on a Miss
When your horse does its job, it's ok to quit on a miss.

There’s nothing wrong with quiting your practice session on a miss. Here’s why.

Getting over yourself

You have to be aware enough as a horseman to quit even when you don’t want to. 

Horsemanship first

When your horse doesn’t do anything wrong but you miss, that means it’s time to quit the horse on a good note. If your roping ability lets you down, you can’t just keep roping on a young horse—you have to be better the next time you get on.

Regroup

If your roping’s letting you down, go ahead and rope the heading dummy, but don’t make another run on a young horse when he’s trying to do right. 

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