Gladiator and His Border Collie Battle To Win Heelwork To Music Routine

When it comes to dog dancing in the performance circuit there has been all kinds of award-winning routines.

Some have been inspired by fairy tales, others by cowboys, and then there’s this one is inspired by Roman gladiators.

Hailing from France, Thierry Thomas along with his Border Collie Ubac Du Mas De La Rabeyrine began performing their Gladiator routine. The Heelwork to Music performance is captivating as Ubac matches the “gladiator’s” every move and even battles him, weaving between legs and dodging shields and swords.

screenshot via YouTube

The pair match up their movements beautifully to the music, which is from the popular Gladiator movie. Watch their unique routine in the video below.

Thomas and Ubac also took theor routine to Crufts in 2012 where they won 1st Place for Heelwork to Music – Freestyle International.

This video was taken during the exposition of winners. Enjoy!

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