Yoshimasa Takizawa
Chief Technical Advisor, Equestrian Affairs Division,
Japan Racing Association

Yoshimasa Takizawa joined the Japan Racing Association in 1996 as veterinarian and worked for the JRA Training Centre Equine Clinic for 14 years. He also worked in the Veterinary Management Section for five years and the Corporate Planning Division for three years.

Yoshimasa’s current role is for the Equestrian Affairs Division, where he is in charge of Retired Racehorses and support for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Paralympic Equestrian competition.