Electric shocks: Trainer Ben Currie charged over ‘serious welfare breaches’

It follows compatriot Darren Weir being banned for four years for possessing Taser-type devices, known as “jiggers”. Currie is accused of using a jigger on two occasions and unauthorised “shockwave” treatments. He is also charged with failing to report bleeding horses to stewards and race-day treatment breaches. Currie, who trains at Toowoomba, 80 miles west of Brisbane, […]