The Nordic HTM Championship

Nordic HTM Championship 2017
Held in Viborg, Denmark on 29.9.2017 – 1.10.2017

Time: 29th September – 1st October (please be aware of the change of dates)

Friday 29th September
Music check in, training in the ring, running order draw etc.
Saturday 30th September

Nordic Championship for teams & 1st round of the Nordic 6+/Teamwork To Music Match
Sunday 1st October
Nordic Championship Individual Final & 2nd round of the Nordic 6+/Teamwork To Music Match

Place: InDog Elite Center, Læsøvej 6B, 8800 Viborg, Denmark

The Nordic 6+/Teamwork To Music Match

  • Each of the 4 Nordic countries can send 1 or 2 teams for this match. It can be the same team performing both days (1st and 2nd round) or two different teams – one each day.
  • A country cannot compete with the same choreography/music in both rounds. It must be different choreographies and choices of music in the 2 rounds.
  • Winner of the Nordic 6+ Match will be the country, who has the combined highest score from the two days.
  • A team competing at the Nordic 6+/Teamwork To Music Match must consist of more than 6 legs in the ring. It can for example consist of:
    – 1 dog with 2 handlers
    – 2 dogs with 1 handler
    – 2 dogs with 2 handlers
    – 10 handlers with 10 dogs
    – 10 handlers with 1 dog
    – There must be more than 1 dog and 1 handler in the ring at all times during the performance.
  • The music can be no longer than 3 mins.
  • Food and toys in the ring are not allowed.

Further information and entry forms will be available closer to the event.

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The Nordic Championship

The Nordic Championship 2017 will be held in The InDog Elite Center in Viborg, Denmark on the 27th – 29th October 2017.

We look forward to see you all 🙂

The InDog Elite Center hall

The InDog Elite Center hall

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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

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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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