07-31-2013, 07:08 PM
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From what I imagine a few things is going on. First the 2 year old is testing you - not uncommon at all. Most horses do it after you get them to work out their boundaries, it starts within a week or so and goes on as long as you let it. It's not a problem at all as long as you set those boundaries when they test them, however you haven't. The horse swung it's hind to you and you let it happen, you gave up your leadership.
Two year olds are usually pretty low on the pecking order in an established herd, so this horse isn't used to taking charge, yet you gave her a 5 month old foal who had to be below her as well. Now your horse is in a strange place with no leadership, and alone, she's having to step up and doesn't know how. In a herd she'd have a crabby old mare to put her into line - she's got nothing like that here.
Unfortunately, for the next few years this horse will likely be pushing the boundaries. Even if an experienced owner had her she'd still try, because that's the age she's going through, she's like a teenager. However, an experienced owner would constantly correct the behaviour.
Young horses are a lot of work, and even the most quiet and calm ones often aren't suitable for novice owners and riders because they require someone to constantly put them in their place until they're 5 or 6 and start understanding what is expected of them. They require constant leadership.
There are a few things you could do however, I don't think it's worth going into them online because it's all about timing, placement etc and you can't explain that without being there in person. If you don't find any recommendations for a trainer on here, go to your local feed store or tack store and ask, call up your local riding clubs and ask.