Twenty-eight players made their entry to PoloEquestrian’s Polo Player Rankings in October 2016. There were two tournaments that concluded in October 2016:
- Festival of Polo, which included the Malaysian Ladies Polo Championships and the Malaysia Cup
- Malaysian Open Polo Tournament.
Malaysia’s Youth and Sports Minster Y.B. Khairy Jamaluddin earned his first PEPPR points as his Jogo Polo team finished fourth in the Malaysian Open Polo Tournament.
Tengku Shazril had a dismal Malaysian Open and fell just short in his quest to regain the #1 ranking from Raul Laplacette.