The Board of European Trotting Union is elected by the General Assembly. It is made up of 9 members representing the Member federations.
The Board shall be elected for a three-year period and hold a minimum of two meetings per year.
The Boards's powers shall be to determine the calendar of great international racing events and to study the Committees's proposals.
The Breeding Committee follows up the various recognised Trotter stud-books together with their registration criteria. It lays down the rules for the identification of trotters, determines the import/ export procedures as well as competition and breeding rules. This group is also in charge of all health questions.
The Animal Welfare Committee’s task is to protect the trotters, respect their physical integrity and oversee the conditions under which they are bred and used in racing.
The Technical Committee deals with everything concerning races: regularity, classification, ratification of performances and winnings, decisions regarding racing incidents or disqualification, identity checks...