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Determined little cowgirl tries, tries again to climb onto her pony

by Courtney Gisriel / / Source: TODAY

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Remember that old saying "If at first you don't succeed...?" Well try, try (try, try, try, try) again is exactly what 3-year-old Crosslyn Vest did when she wanted to get back on her horse Bo.

The pint-sized cowgirl is the embodiment of determination! She tries to hop up not once. Not twice. But 16 whole times before she finally makes it!

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Even better than her unwavering dedication is the look of pure joy on Crosslyn's face after finally achieving her goal!

Crosslyn is a natural when it comes to riding horses — she's been riding for roughly 18 months now — but she's just starting to practice getting up on her own.

Crosslyn Vest
"All she wants to do is go ride in her princess dress," Crosslyn's mom told TODAY.Teah Vest

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"She wouldn't let me help," Crosslyn's mom Teah Vest told TODAY. "She's very independent."

The toddler had been practicing earlier that day and was proud to show off her new trick, but when mom started filming, it took more than a few tries to get it right — but that didn't stop Crosslyn!

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The Vest FamilyTeah Vest

"She never quit until she accomplished it," Vest said. "She never gave up and lots of people I've noticed (from the reaction online) were shocked."

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It just goes to show that even if everyone thinks it can't be done — none of that matters when you put your mind to it! Thanks for the inspiration, Crosslyn!

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