Ian Somerhalder, Nikki Reed Get a Horse Together, “Our Big Baby Boy”: Photo

Ian Somerhalder with his new horse on instagram
Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed are the proud new owners of a horse named Eagle. courtesy of Ian Somerhalder

These two sure aren't horsin' around! Ian Somerhalder revealed the latest addition to his family on Tuesday, Aug. 5: A horse named Eagle, which belongs to both the Vampire Diaries star and his new girlfriend Nikki Reed.

"Proud new dad," Somerhalder, 35, wrote alongside a pic of him cozying up to the majestic animal in a barn. "What amazing creatures they are. Wow. His name is Eagle. Thank you @iamnikkireed for snapping this special moment, with our big baby boy."

Somerhalder and Reed, 26, are big animal advocates. Last month, the actress asked her fans to adopt dogs, a message which was promptly passed along by her supportive new boyfriend to his many followers.

Interestingly enough, Reed is also starring in an upcoming movie called The Sunday Horse. The film is based on the true story of an equestrian named Debi Walden, who overcomes a near fatal accident and ultimately wins the national jumping championship.

Us Weekly exclusively revealed last month that the CW hunk and Twilight actress were officially an item. The cuddly couple has since taken their relationship public, recently spending time together in Atlanta, where Somerhalder is currently shooting the new season of the Vampire Diaries alongside his ex, Nina Dobrev.

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