- Another thicker and softer rope was knotted so that it could not slip about the now sweating neck, and fashioned into a hackamore or halter about the animal's nose. - "When A Man's A Man", Harold Bell Wright.
- We'll get on a little farther and then we'll fix a hackamore so you can do your own riding, I can't stand it to ride any farther- Are you shot? - "The Gringos", B. M. Bower.
- I'm going to ride him to- day with a hackamore; and you watch him perform, old man! - "The Gringos", B. M. Bower.