Ikoon is out of a Nimmerdor mare. Nimmerdor was one of the most influential stallions on the Dutch breed . Before being imported to Canada in 2001, Ikoon competed in International Show Jumping in Europe with great success. This included a Nations Cup double clear performance for Holland, a second place finish in the 1999 Dutch National Championships and third in 2000 with rider Leopold van Asten. He was shown in 2002 in Canada with good results proving to be very competitive in both the jumper and hunter rings.