“They learn everything about horsemanship in pony camp — it’s not just about riding.”
Last-minute currying before going into the Grand Prix ring. Craig Macnaughton
Zoey Trotter, 5, left, whose parents are Dana and Gordon Trotter, and Emory Prado, 5, the granddaughter of Debbie and Alex Walter, all of East Hampton, were among Sunday’s leadline participants. Craig Macnaughton Photos

The distance between the lighthouse and Block Island is said to be 18 miles
It would have been better, given the full moon, had they left later, Fred Doss of Paddlers 4 Humanity said on the paddling fleet’s return from Block Island. Jane Bimson
The Montauk-to-Block Island crossing took about seven hours, somewhat longer than usual, because of the strong tides. Jane Bimson

The August Sky, skippered by Philip Walters, won the Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge sailing regatta held on Noyac Bay on Aug. 18. Celia Withers

An emphatic repeat by Cashin at Pump ‘N’ Run
Paige Duca didn’t veer off the course this time. She won among the women at Ellen’s Run and placed fourth over all in 17 minutes and 18 seconds. Craig Macnaughton
Maggie Purcell will soon be swimming the 100 breaststroke at the University of Richmond. Jack Graves
Caroline Cashin and Alyssa Bahel were the top two in the Pump ’N’ Run on Aug. 15, a first in that bench-press-beach-run event. Beth Feit

Beginning with Sunday morning’s leadline classes judged by Joe Fargis, an Olympic gold-medal winner
Soon horses will be the chief means of conveyance at the Classic’s 60-acre showgrounds. Jack Graves

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The Scribes and Paletteers went at it with gusto
Mike Lupica, one of The Game’s stalwarts, was the traditional turnip’s designated hitter. Craig Macnaughton
The actress and cellist Lori Singer, singling above, scored the Artists’ first run, coming home on a double by Chris Wragge in the top of the third inning. Durell Godfrey

Caiazca was a rock in Tortorella’s goal
Danny Bedoya’s takedown of Stiven Orrego from behind in the goalie box resulted in a 1-0 Tortorella Pools lead in the first half of the 7-on-7 men’s soccer final on Aug. 8. That penalty-kick goal was the last one Tortorella was to score that night. Craig Macnaughton
Everyone said it was the first time that the Police Benevolent Association’s team had won the East Hampton Town women’s slow-pitch softball league’s championship trophy. Jack Graves