He is a Light Palomino Welsh Pony, with a white stripe on his nose.
Balder, lives with his mother among the wild herds found on South Hoof Peninsula and is the first rescue the player encounters at Hugh's Rescue Ranch.
Balder's name is of Old Norse origin, meaning "prince". In Norse Mythology this is the name given to the son of the gods Frigg, and Odin. He had the power to be immune to everything on earth except mistletoe.