OP even if you are dead set against getting rid of this horse get a trainer! ! That doesn't necessarily mean send it away but get a good trainer to come work with you every step of the way so you can see what goes on and LEARN. Even then you may not have the experience this horse needs but you will have learned a lot and the horse may be worth a bit more money that you can take and buy one that suits you. I know my trainer charges $25 per lesson.
There is nothing wrong with not knowing but you need to make a choice. You need to get the knowledge somehow, whether through a trainer or trading in for a school horse that can teach you, but there is no book, video, or forum on the internet that is going to teach you how to handle this horse successfully, and you going in alone as you are right now is a recipe for a very spoiled horse and a very injured you.
Everyone else has about summed it up perfectly. If it's harsh it is no less the truth
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