Originally Posted by mammakatja
LOL! This is really helping isn't it?! So far you've been told 3 different ways. I figure as long as that horn is wrapped a little, it doesn't really matter how you put it in the box. At least, if UPS does it for you, the responsibility falls on them if something goes wrong.
I would go with what SouthernTrailsGA said. If manufacturer's ship that way, and they probably ship thousands of saddles collectively, it's probably considered the best way.
I think just make sure the stirrups aren't going to scratch the opposite fenders.