Then the younger man, talking to her meanwhile, slipped off the bridle and adjusted a hackamore in its place.
"Wildfire, I got a rope on you—an' a hackamore—an' a blinder," said Slone.
And every summer at home his father added extension courses in the saddle and bridle, spur, hackamore and lariat to his education.
Then with the animal's hackamore in his hand, he mounted and rode to join Hugh.
"Now catch the big dun," said Hugh, and in a few minutes Jack had him, and the hackamore was put on him.
Dade went on tying the hackamore with a haste that might be called anxious.
The rider leaned forward and his hands worked on the head of his mount until the hackamore also came free and was tossed aside.
I'm going to ride him to-day with a hackamore; and you watch him perform, old man!
We'd ketch 'im up, hackamore 'im up, saddle 'im up and get on 'im and let 'im go.
Mrs. Steele gave the half-awakened Whitey a "foot up" upon the pony, untied the hackamore, and he was gone.
halter for breaking horses, 1850, American English, of uncertain origin. OED and Klein suggests a corruption of Spanish jaquima (earlier xaquima) "halter, headstall of a horse," which Klein suggests is from Arabic shakimah "bit of a bridle, curb, restraint."