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Information updated January 2024

The Canadian Hanoverian Society is the exclusive distributor in Canada for frozen semen available for export by the Celle National State Stud (Landgestüt Celle).  If you intend to order frozen semen from Celle please follow the instructions below and make sure that your order form and payment is received by no later than January 26, 2024.    


A price list of  the Celle stallions available to us as frozen semen is available on the website. This price list will be posted under the “Ordering Frozen” heading on the website, and will be in Canadian dollars, and all payments are due in Canadian dollars.


Members of the Canadian Hanoverian Society, the American Hanoverian Society and the Canadian Warmblood Breeders Association receive a 20% discount from our list price. Prior to January 26th the price list shown on the CHS website will include the complete list of stallions available for Export from Celle, as well as their prices in Canadian dollars. After January 26, 2024 orders will only be filled from an inventory of selected stallions that the CHS has on hand, and therefore after January 26th, the price list will be updated to show only those stallions available in our club inventory. 


Also under the “Ordering Frozen” tab will be the 2024 order form, which we ask you to complete and send in by email or mail.

Following are the instructions for accessing the list of available stallions on the Celle website:

Go to the website:
Click on:    the UK flag to get to the English web pages,
Put the cursor on Breeding,
Click on:    Frozen Semen, 
Click on:    price list as pdf-download 


This brings up the list of stallions available for export.  You can order all of these stallions except those that are marked:

  • Only throughout the EU

  • Not for Canada and the US

  • Only National


Frozen semen from these stallions is packaged in a breeding dose usually containing 3, 4 or 8 pipettes (straws) of 0.5 ml each, although a few stallions are packaged with a different number of straws.  Every order is filled with the exact number of straws per breeding dose as shipped from Celle.      


Payment must reach Greta Haupt by January 26, 2024 for orders from Celle. Send your order form and cheque, bank draft or money order payable to the Canadian Hanoverian Society for the total amount.  If paying by VISA or Mastercard please fill in the card number and expiry date on the order form and you can scan the order form and email it to Greta, or if you would like us to contact you for credit card information please write this on the order form and we will call you for this information. Payment can also be accepted by etransfer of funds to


The order will then be placed with Celle, we arrange an Import Permit with CFIA for the shipment, and dry shippers are sent to the State Stud.  The shipment should arrive and, once cleared by CFIA, be available by late March or early April. Once you have been notified that the shipment has been cleared, we ask that you pick-up or arrange to have your order shipped within 30 days.    


We use Dr. Claire Plante DVM to store and ship the semen.  Her address is: 7666 Eighth Line, Guelph, Ontario N1H 6J2, tel (519) 820-3999.  *Please note: The shipping/handling charge per dose, as seen on the order form, assists in paying for all the costs to get your semen order into storage at Dr. Plante’s facility (Shipping from Germany, import permits, insurance etc) as well as her handling fee to pack the semen when shipping it on to you, so long as Dr. Plante has more than 48 hours’ notice of shipping (If shipping is requested with less than 48 hours’ notice an extra fee of $100.00 will be billed by Dr. Plante.  As well, if Dr. Plante has to charge a dry shipper the cost is $90.00) The shipping/handling fee does not cover the shipping costs of FedEx or Purolator to ship the semen to you from Dr. Plante. All FedEx and Purolator costs associated with shipping  your dry shipper to  and from Dr. Plante’s Facility are covered by you as the buyer of the doses. If you know of someone else in your area purchasing doses with us, please note this on your order form so we can ship them together, or if we see other orders coming from a similar location we will contact you to see if the doses could be shipped together in an effort to assist with lowering the shipping cost for you.   


When you have been notified that the shipment has been cleared by CFIA, you will have to arrange for your dry shipper to be sent to Dr. Plante ( we recommend that FedEx be used) or  you can also arrange to personally take a dry shipper to Dr. Plante.  The club also has two dry shippers and these may be rented at $50 for up to two weeks use, this does not include any courier costs for transportation or charging the dry shipper.  If you would like to rent a dry shipper contact Marjorie Haus (  

If you have any questions regarding the shipment or would like to discuss stallion selection contact Greta Haupt at (905) 865-2529 (  


We wish all our members the best of luck in the upcoming breeding season.


Mail or Email Order Form and Payment to:

Greta Haupt 
613 Concession 14
Hagersville, Ontario  N0A 1H0

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