We've got both of ours laying on the floor of our cabin/barn at camp.
When I do it again, I'll probaly keep the hide and drape it on a couch or put it some place else in my room at home.
They've held up real well laying on the floor, we don't walk on them much, but they've gotten wet, and still seem to be just fine.
“There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.”