ah, don't worry too much about the early handling, she has had lots of attention from you and nothing has been negative. Just do what you can, when you can.
I'm just bringing a horse into training who is 7....... she already was halter broke but hasn't ever done anything else.... she's 15h arab x appaloosa... nice natured but opinionated, er... fun ??
I just put a good foundation on her sister who was 5, quieter in nature though.
i am fed up with the speed and the greed of the world around me but i have not found nor can i offer a cure