She wasn’t the girl for Bachelor Sam Wood but that didn’t stop her finding love.
Heather Maltman introduced her beau Andrew Steel to the family and took him horse riding with her childhood mentor.
The 30-year-old reality star shared a picture collage with her Instagram fans on Wednesday, gushing over Andrew and referring to him as part of the family.
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Loved up: Heather Maltman shared a collage from her day of horse riding with boyfriend Andrew steel (bottom left) and her childhood mentor Warwick (bottom right)
In two of the three pictures Heather and Andrew were seen riding side by side, and in the last picture she posed next to her father figure, Warwick.
Heather looked farm casual in a pair of dark blue skinny jeans, paired with a white T-shirt and matching baseball cap.
She shared the picture collage with the caption: ‘Been riding Polo horses since I was 11. Finally came off for the first time on Monday. Win some, you lose some, I guess.’
And added the hashtag #WarwickForPM and then wrote, ‘my man is one of the family now.’
Fun day out: Heather and Andrew having been visiting Queensland and stopped off at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with Warwick
Red carpet glamour: Heather and Andrew pictured at a red carpet event in November last year
The brunette beauty has recently enjoyed time at home in Queensland and took her beau along for the trip.
Earlier this week they enjoyed a day at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with Warwick and some young friends.
During Heather’s home visit on series three of the Bachelor, audiences and Bachelor Sam Wood were introduced to Warwick, who was a childhood mentor of hers and has become a father figure.
No love lost: Heather appeared on series three of The Bachelor with Sam Wood, who went on to find love with Snezana Markoski
Cute: Heather confirmed that she was in a relationship with fellow actor Andrew Steel in September 2015
In late September she confirmed she was in a relationship with fellow actor Andrew, after the pair had been spotted together at a red carpet event.
Heather is currently gearing up for her next small screen appearance, where she will co-host the behind-the-scenes companion show I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! Now, which will air on Channel Eleven after the main reality show.
She will star alongside comedian Joel Creasey, who has first-hand experience in the jungle, after appearing on the reality TV series as a contestant in 2015.
Big things to come: Heather will co-host the upcoming behind-the-scenes companion show I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! Now with Joel Creasey