Thanks for all the info about the bits! I will look into those later tonight when I have more time. That thread about building back muscle is awesome too! I would love to take lessons with her, part of me just wants to send her to a trainer to be finished :-/ It's just expensive so that's the only thing holding me back.
That's a good idea, I'll see if my parents are around next time I play with her and see if they can tape it.
I have done that thing that you mentioned, putting them back in their place? I do it alot when she moves forward when we are stopped. But when she is only handled a few months out of the year, it's hard to be consistent and give her the training she really needs. Which is why I am selling her, so she doesn't waste away.
I think what it is is she just doesn't respect me. When I saddle her she will swing her butt around towards me and park herself up against the trailer haha I try to hold my ground so that she just bumps into the saddle, and that works most of the time. But she won't scoot over if I push her rump. Even in the saddle when we work on side passing, she sidepasses into the pressure instead of away from it. I get the feelings she looks at me like I'm just a silly human! Kinda like a cat would -_- She has also been aggressive at times when I ask her to do something she doesn't want to do; such as scooting over.
What a mess :(