Haptic Cow & Haptic Horse

Installed and trusted by many of the global leading veterinary schools

Get in touch

"Possibly the most significant innovation in veterinary education in the past 50 years"


of students would
recommend it to others


of students agreed or strongly agreed that the simulator has helped with understanding bovine abdominal anatomy


of students agreed or strongly agreed that the haptic cow is a useful aid to learning gross anatomy


increased confidence conducting a pregnancy diagnosis as a result of using the haptic cow

benefits of haptic cow

The essential tool for every Veterinary School

Improved identification and palpation skills for students

The systems draw on virtual touch to enable students to carry out virtual rectal and abdominal examinations. Haptic force feedback technology create a virtual reproductive tract and abdomen.

More efficient and effective one-to-one teaching with

Quick set-up and good visibility lead to improved teaching and feedback.

Consideration for animal welfare

Fewer invasive examinations and those that are being conducted by better prepared students.

Increased confidence from learning the basics in a risk-free virtual environment

Delivers ‘learning by experience’ through interaction with a realistic reproduction of the abdominal anatomy.

Award winning, proven technique

Thousands of students have used the haptic cow as part of their training since its launch. Significant improvements in outcomes for students, as identified in peer reviewed journals.  

Configurable body

Cow and horse models available. The Haptic Cow emulates the virtual reproductive tract, whilst the Haptic Horse replicates a virtual abdomen.

Installed in leading veterinary schools globally

Prof. Sarah Baillie
Professor at The University of Bristol and Product inventor

“The virtual environment of the Haptic Cow simulates the entire bovine reproductive tract, including models of the cervix, uterus and ovaries, with a wide range of fertility cases, pregnancies and some examples of pathology.”

key feature

Transforming your experience

The haptics device integrated into the systems is the Geomagic® Phantom® Premium™.  This instrument makes it possible for users to suspend their disbelief and make a touching and palpating virtual object highly realistic.  

In addition, because the animal’s organs are visible on the computer monitor, the instructor can see exactly what the student is doing and direct their movements, something that isn’t possible with a real animal.

Get in touch
Visionary Render