What role does a strapper play in racing?

Travelling the world looking after thoroughbreds might sound like a dream, but there is a group of people who are making this dream a reality: the strapper. Strappers look after horses. Depending on their role they may look after a single horse though a lot of the time they have multiple horses they need to take care of. They look after the horses in the stables, in the yards and on race day. They do everything involved in looking after the horse (or horses) assigned to them. The duties include: Cleaning out the stables and yards of their horses Feeding…