The overly-loyal cart-horse that proves to be a strong symbol for the farm in its startup. His attitude is one of intense work and his dedication is unmatched. He cannot entirely think for himself, though, and believes in all the words of Napoleon, believing that he must do all he says and work harder no matter what.
‘I will work harder!’
‘I have no wish to take life, not even human life’
‘Ah, that is different!” Boxer said “If Comrade Napoleon said it, it must be right”’