Jenny Craig is known worldwide to millions of people as the spunky, creative woman who introduced a whole new approach to healthy living and weight management. The global franchise is made up of 600 company-owned and 125 franchised weight loss centers that bear her name. In addition to founding the renowned—and healthy—diet program she is also an avid horse lover and owns a ranch in Rancho Santa Fe, California.
Along with her late husband Sidney, Jenny Craig raced the star Thoroughbred Candy Ride, the winner of the 2003 Pacific Classic in track record time. The horse has since gone on to be one of America’s top stallions. The Craigs raced dozens of outstanding horses over the years, including champion Paseana and multiple-stakes winners Exchange, Dr Devious, Sidney’s Candy, Candy Ride and Twirling Candy. She drew much of her inspiration for her book from her riding experiences.
Jenny Craig is an active participant in the promotion of women in business and organizations for the betterment of women in the work place. She is a strong supporter of the military, arts, horses and many other community charities.
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