Knock Out van 't Paradijs was a ten year old Gelding out of Breemeersen Adorado and a Carabas van de Wateringhoeve-mare. He was bred by Johan Rooms in Belsele, Belgium
Knock Out van 't Paradijs came to the Wilks-family as a five year old youngster. Together with Tim Wilks he grew from 1.15m-classes to Nations Cup and CSI5*-level. Just after the change from British to Canadian nationality, Tim Wilks and Knock Out were selected for the team that competed in the CSIO5* in La Baule.