Our National Television Station wrote an article on Eric Lamaze's choice for the 2012 Olympic games, following the unfortunate loss of Hickstead.
The article states:
The reigning gold medallist in Olympic show jumping has decided on Derly Chin de Muze as his mount for the 2012 London Games. While the nine-year-old Belgian mare is a promising horse, she's not in Hickstead's league.
Now, horse folk, like me, read: "Belgian Mare" and think, Belgian horse. Belgian Draft Horse. THE Belgian.
...and suddenly there's a mental picture of Eric Lamaze doing an Olympic jumping course on a Belgian.
Next time, Belgian Warmblood would be a more appropriate definition. Though the imagery is less amusing...