10 - 13 March 2022, The NEC Birmingham

Heelwork to music

heelwork to music and freestyle competitionOne of the highlights of a heelwork to music (HTM) competitor's career is the opportunity to compete in front of an audience of thousands at Crufts.

Each year Crufts hosts the finals of both heelwork to music and freestyle competitions. In 2021, the freestyle finals will be held on Thursday 10 March and the HTM finals will be held on Friday 11 March. All 'advanced' level dogs and handlers can qualify for Crufts by entering one or more of a series of qualifying events held throughout the year.

Heelwork to music competitors at Crufts 2022
  1. Helen Dennis with Comebyanaway Pure Love, Border Collie
  2. Carole Dodson with Borderdance Dream Legend from Kinaway, Border Collie
  3. Nicci Hindson with Comebyanaway Wildest Dream, Border Collie
  4. Louise Ince with Decoymans Piper Edward, NSDTR
  5. Christina Oxtoby with Legacy’s Heaven Sent Shai, Border Collie
  6. Ann Shuker with Freckle Frenzy, Crossbreed
  7. Helen Boyd with Indijazz Showstopper, Border Collie
  8. Sandra Hallam with Arvella Sparkles at Oldberne, Bernese Mountain Dog
  9. Linda Webster with Rob & Skyes Lottie, Working Sheepdog
  10. Irene Walsh with Oltomaine Jack, Border Collie

Reserve dog: Helen Boyd with Stillmoor Silk N Satin, Border Collie

Freestyle competitors at Crufts 2022
  1. Jill Davis with Demelza at Glidersway, Border Collie
  2. Helen Dennis with Comebyanaway Pure Love, Border Collie
  3. Carole Dodson with Kinaway Doctor Porter, Border Collie
  4. Lucy Heath with Trip Hazard, Crossbreed
  5. Nicci Hindson with Comebyanaway Wildest Dream, Border Collie
  6. Louise Ince with Decoymans Piper Edward, NSDTR
  7. Emma Pirrie with Yolanda the Panda, Working Sheepdog
  8. Anne Shuker with Freckle Frenzy, Crossbreed
  9. Jenny Witt with Lavender Lillipip, Crossbreed
  10. Susan Wolf with Exmoor Dark Sky, ESS

Reserve dog: Kristine Hodgson with Astra Sieva, Border Collie