The OEC 2016, Austria

Winners of the Open European Championships 2016


Heelwork To Music


  1. Anna Larsson with Flynn, Sweden
  2. Natalia Rubleva with Rejn, Russia
  3. Polina I’lina with Ilim, Russia


  1. Team Sweden
  2. Team Russia
  3. Team Belgium



  1. Elke Boxoen with Jessy, Belgium
  2. Sandra Roth with Lizzy, Germany
  3. Lusy Imbergerova with Deril, Italy


  1. Team Germany
  2. Team Sweden
  3. Team Switzerland


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6 Days of International HTM and Freestyle in Denmark in 2017

Indog Elite Center in Viborg invites everyone to 6 days of International HTM and Freestyle in Denmark!

29th – 30th July 2017: Double HTM Show with all official classes both days.

  • Novice/Class 1 HTM and Freestyle
  • Intermediate/Class 2 HTM and Freestyle
  • Advanced/Class 3 HTM and Freestyle
  • Senior Classes (older than 9 years old)
  • Puppy Class (16 weeks to 12 mth)
  • Beginners Class
  • Skills tests class 1 – 4

The judges will be a mix of Danish and European judges.

31st – 1st August 2017: Training Days
Freestyle with Jules O’Dwyer from Belgium
HTM with Polina Il’ina from Russia

 Jules O’Dwyer has represented Belgium at the international championships many times with top placings. In 2015 her fame reached further than just the dog dancing world as she won Britan’s Got Talent with her amazing dog acts. Jules trains assistance dogs for the disabled, guide dogs for the blind, dogs for film and tv and she has experience with obedience and many other dog sports. Her experience as a dog trainer is second to none. 

Polina Il’ina is probably the world’s most successful HTM handler at the moment. She has won individual medals at the international championships with no less than 3 different dogs. She is the World Championship Winner 2016 and won World Championship Bronze with an Alaskan Malamute. Polina’s dogs make Heelwork look easy and they are extremely precise in their work.

2nd and 3rd August 2017: Training Days
Freestyle with Lucka Plevová from Japan

4th August 2017: Frisbee with Lucka Plevová

Lucka surprised everyone at Crufts 2016, when she came out of the blue and placed 2nd in the International Freestyle Final amongst the world’s best freestylers. She performed a super fast and very precise routine with her Border Collie Jump. 

Lucka has experience from both Canine Freestyle and Dog Frisbee, which gives her knowledge of unique moves, which we are not yet used to see in the freestyle ring.

Further info about the International HTM and Freestyle Summer Camp 2017 on Indog Elite Center’s website or on their Facebook page Information will be available within the next weeks. You can also prebook your place or get further information on email:

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HTM and Freestyle Summer Camp in Denmark


Indog Elite Center invites dog dancers to a 4 days HTM and Freestyle Summer Camp from the 1st to the 4th August.


1st and 2nd of August Emmy Marie Simonsen will teach a workshop about links and moves.

Time: 9.00 – 17.00
Price for dog and handler pr. day (you can choose one or both days):  795 DK KR
Spectator pr. day: 300 DK KR
If you have a dog and handler place one day, you can come as spectator free of charge the other day.

On the 3rd and 4th of August Jules O’Dwyer will teach HTM and Freestyle.

Time: 8.30 – 17.30
Price for dog and handler pr. day (you can choose one or both days): 1475 DK KR
Spectator pr. day: 395 DK KR
If you have a dog and handler place one day, you can come as spectator free of charge the other day.

Coffee, tea, cake and fruit will be available FOC all 4 days.
Lunch can be ordered from the venue.

Address: Læsøvej 6B, 8800 Viborg
The Summer Camp will be held in an amazing venue – probably the best dog training hall in Denmark.

Maybe this year your summer holiday should be spent at the IEC summer camp in Denmark: ?????😉

Further info:

See you there!

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Live Streaming from Crufts

Crufts dag 5 - HTM dag 021

Follow Crufts via live streaming from this link:

Programme for Thursday 10th March
Running order for the British FS:
1 Lucy Heath with INDIE
2 Heather Smith with DARE
3 Nicci Hindson with NALA
4 Caroline Johnson with SUNNY
5 Cathy Bates with SYBIL
6 Lucy Creek with SKIFFLE
7 Kim Lyddon with TYLER
8 Lesley Neville with DEWY
9 Angela Briggs with DRIFT
10 Lucy Creek with TEASEL

Programme for Friday 11th March:
Running order for the British HTM:
1 Joanna Mayston with SWIFT
2 Lucy Creek with SKIFFLE
3 Lesley Neville with DEWY
4 Heather Smith with GERTIE
5 Susan Dooney with MURPHY
6 Martin Briggs with DASH
7 Naomi Baggaley with KARA
8 Caroline Garrett with FAWKES
9 Kay Laurence with TIME
10 Lucy Heath with INDIE

Programme for Saturday 12th March
Running order for the International FS:
1 Italy – Withdrawn
2 Czech Republic – Irena Istvankova with LAYLA
3 Switzerland – Monika Gehrig with CHIARA
4 France – Monia Guignard with EDEL
5 Sweden – Frida Binett with ITCHI
6 Wales – Emily High with ANTON
7 Belgium – Herlinde Jans with KIKI
8 The Netherlands Grietje Wagenaar with FLORA
9 Denmark – Emmy Marie Simonsen with HERO
10 Japan – Lucie Plevova with JUMP
11 Germany – Anja Jakob with MERLIN
12 Scotland – Heather Smith with DARE
13 England – TBC
14 Austria – Lukas Pratschker with FALCO

Download Score Cards here.


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Michele Pouliot workshop in Denmark in July 2016


There are still seats available on the intermediate/advanced seminar held on Monday and Tuesday, the 4th – 5th July.

The seminar will take place in Hangar 17 There is room for 8 participants with dog.

The price is 3.600 dk kroner with dog and 1.800 dk kroner without dog. Price includes breakfast and lunch as well as coffee / tea and cake.

You sign up by sending an email to you will receive an email with information about payment. You are only guaranteed a place when payment is received. Registration is binding.

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Crufts International

Download entry form, schedule and rules for the International Freestyle at Crufts 2016 here!


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Katja Tamminen and Susanna Ekblom Seminar in Denmark

Katja Tamminen and Susanna Ekblom (Finland) seminar in Denmark on 9th – 11th October 2015. Hosted by The Border Collie Club of Denmark and Hangar 17.

Hangar 17 - the venue

Hangar 17 – the venue

Friday the 9th October:
Official Kennel Club HTM Show at 5 pm (Evening Show)

Saturday 10th October:
HTM/Freestyle Seminar Day 1 with the Finnish top handlers Katja Tamminen and Susanna Ekblom from 10 am – 5 pm.

Sunday 11th October:
HTM/Freestyle Seminar Day 2 with the Finnish top handlers Katja Tamminen and Susanna Ekblom from 9 am – 4 pm.

The venue:
Address: Lufthavnsvej 32 Feldballe, 8410 Rønde, Denmark.
Both the competition and the seminar are held indoors on a non-slip rubber floor.

Travelling to the venue:
There are ferry routes to Frederikshavn from Oslo or Goteborg. Or ferry routes to Hirtshals from Larvik, Bergen, Kristiansand, Stavanger or Langeslund.
It takes about 2 hours to drive from Hirtshals or Frederikshavn to the venue.

It takes about 1 hour to drive from the Great Belt Bridge to the venue and 2 hours 15 mins from the German border (Padborg).


The competition:
The competition ring size will be approximately 15 x 20 meters. Judges will be placed on one of the longer sides. The competition will be held on a non-slip rubber floor.

Online entries via

The semiar:
In the morning, there will be a group session covering subjects like motivation, teaching of new moves, speed and accuracy.

After the lunch break, each participant will have individual time with Susanna and Katja to work on whichever subject you wish.

Katja Tamminen:

Susanna Ekblom:

Entries for the seminar before 1st June 2015: 1200 Danish Kroner for 2 days
Entries for the seminar after 1st june 2015: 1350 Danish Kroner for 2 days

Entries for the seminar to
Further info:

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